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Working with Rib Issues

Summary: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe talk through their hands-on approaches to rib issues including pain, ribcage restrictions, and related breathing issues.   Til Luchau: Hi, I’m Til Luchau. When I was looking for a publisher for a book I wanted to write, I fortunate to have ended up with two offers. One, from a […]

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Success Is An Inside Job (with Diane Matkowski)

Summary: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe get personal with Diane Matkowski (The Massage Mentor) about what “success” means to each of them, and preview their upcoming online collaborative, the “Success is an Inside Job” training.   Whitney Lowe: Whitney Lowe here and Books of Discovery has been a part of massage therapy education for over 20 […]

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Fascia: A Deep Dive (with Dr. Antonio Stecco)

Summary: Til and Whitney speak with fascial researcher, anatomist, and manual therapy teacher Antonio Stecco MD PhD about his research in to fascial properties, pain, and the effects of hands-on work.   Til Luchau: Hi, I’m Til Luchau. ABMP is proud to sponsor The Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional […]

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Season Two Highlights

Summary: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau review highlights and key take-aways from their busy second season of interviews, conversations, and inquiries into the thinking behind effective hands-on work.   Til Luchau: Welcome to The Thinking Practitioner. Hi, I’m Tim Luchau. When I was looking for a publisher for a book I wanted to put out, I […]

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Orthopedic Special Tests

Summary: Til interviews Whitney about his use of Orthopedic Special Tests. Topics include the promise and the reality of special tests, pros, cons, and controversies, when to use them, and when not to.   Til Luchau: Til Luchau here. Books of Discovery has been part of the massage therapy education world for over 20 years. […]

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Neuroinflammation (with Todd Hargrove)

Summary: Til & Whitney talk with Todd Hargrove of the Better Movement blog and podcast about neuroinflammation and its role in pain and health.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and thanks for joining us on the Thinking Practitioner Podcast, where Books of Discovery has been part of the […]

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A View Across The Border – Jamie Johnston & Eric Purves

Summary: Whitney interviews Jamie Johnston and Eric Purves about massage education in Canada, the adoption of educational competencies for MTs in British Columbia, and special orthopedic tests.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and ABMP is proud to sponsor The Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional liability insurance, […]

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Interoception Is The Key, Like It Or Not

Summary Whitney interviews Til about his upcoming “Three Questions About Interoception” article in Massage & Bodywork magazine.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and Books of Discovery has been a part of massage therapy education for over 20 years. Thousands of schools around the world teach with their textbooks, eTextbooks and digital resources. In […]

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To ITB, or Not To ITB? (Iliotibial Band Controversies, Conditions, and Approaches)

Summary: Whitney and Til unfold the controversies, compare thoughts, and share approaches for working with the iliotibial band.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. Hi. This is Whitney Lowe and ABMP is proud to sponsor the Thinking Practitioner Podcast. ABMP membership gives massage therapists and bodyworkers exceptional liability insurance, numerous discounts, and great […]

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