The Thinking Practitioner Podcast

w/ Til LuchauWhitney Lowe
 
Join two of the leading educators in manual therapy, bodywork, and massage therapy, as they delve into the most intriguing issues, questions, research, and client conditions that hands-on practitioners face. Stimulate your thinking with imaginative conversations, tips, and interviews related to the somatic arts and sciences.
Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 80: What We Can Learn From Sex (with Betty Martin)

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 80: What We Can Learn From Sex (with Betty Martin)

Ep 80: What can we as bodyworkers can learn about intimacy, ethics, consent, touch, and boundaries, from people working on the other side of the no-sex “firewall” that (appropriately) separates our profession from erotic and sex work? Betty Martin is a leading author, thinker, and trainer in the field of consent and touch; listen in as she and Til talk it through. 

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 48: Psoas Work: Is it Safe? Is it Necessary? (Rebroadcast)

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 48: Psoas Work: Is it Safe? Is it Necessary? (Rebroadcast)

48: In this “Greatest Hits” rebroadcast of episode 25, Whitney and Til discuss the controversies, disagreements, considerations, and their own views on the infamous psoas muscle in manual therapy and massage. Download the handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests, and a special chapter from Til’s book from http://a-t.tv/ttp-psoas/ 

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 36: Research and Education with Robin Anderson

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 36: Research and Education with Robin Anderson

36: Whitney Lowe talks with Robin Anderson about her new role as president of the Massage Therapy Foundation and how research plays an important role in our field. They also dive deep into some issues around curriculum design and the crucial importance of developing solid educational programs to ensure the future success of our field.  

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 35: Resources that Inspire Our Learning

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 35: Resources that Inspire Our Learning

35: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe share their top resources for information and inspiration, both professionally and personally, letting us in on everything from their favorite podcasts, playlists, books, and apps, to how they recharge and find meaning in their work and in their lives.

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 34: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What You Didn’t Know

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 34: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What You Didn’t Know

34: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau share trivia, tips, tests, and techniques for working with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), including some cool self-care methods for you and your clients. Find out why TOS is “one of the most controversial topics in musculoskeletal medicine,” and how Til and Whitney actually work with TOS symptoms in practice.

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 33: Drew Freedman: Dealing With Adversity

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 33: Drew Freedman: Dealing With Adversity

33: Dealing With Adversity (with Drew Freedman) Clinician and educator Drew Freedman talks about navigating many challenges of managing a busy clinic in the heart of Boston. The clinic was severely impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing and then again this past year during the Covid challenge. We discuss how to face adversity and how to continue looking forward and not let these challenges drag you down.

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 32: Art Riggs: Aging Well

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 32: Art Riggs: Aging Well

32: Bodywork pioneer Art Riggs was one of the first Certified Rolfers to publish a book about “advanced” techniques. His textbook (Deep Tissue Massage) was adopted by massage therapy programs worldwide, and as a result, his teaching and style has influenced tens of thousands massage and manual therapists in the decades since. Art talks with Til Luchau about his work, aging, self-care, and more.

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 31: Cervicogenic Headaches: As If We Need Another Type

Thinking Practitioner Podcast, Ep 31: Cervicogenic Headaches: As If We Need Another Type

31: What are cervicogenic headaches? Are they even a thing, and if so, why are they particularly amenable to manual therapy and massage? Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe discuss these questions, and share some self-care tips for you and your clients. Download the handout with detailed episode notes, techniques and tests from http://a-t.tv/ttp-cgh/

Episode topics include:
– What kinds of headaches CAN manual therapy help with?
– What’s the controversy around cervicogenic headaches?
– What kinds of self-care help?

Huge thanks to our founding sponsors:

           ABMP massage therapy            Handspring Publishing

 

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