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Welcome to BodyTalk, where we explore your inner universe. Every week we have intelligent, insightful, and downright fun conversations about various aspects of the human body, integrative medicine, anatomy and physiology. If you are curious and have a body – you'll love BodyTalk!

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BodyTalk with David Lesondak David Lesondak

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Welcome to BodyTalk, where we explore your inner universe. Every week we have intelligent, insightful, and downright fun conversations about various aspects of the human body, integrative medicine, anatomy and physiology. If you are curious and have a body – you'll love BodyTalk!

Support the show, be a patron https://www.patreon.com/bodytalkradio

    Gliding and Sliding with Rebecca Pratt on Hyaluronan

    Gliding and Sliding with Rebecca Pratt on Hyaluronan

    In this episode we talk about the the WD-40 of the body, hyaluronan, or hyaluronic acid, with subject matter expert Professor Rebecca Pratt, who recently published an excellent paper on the subject entitled Hyaluronan and the Fascial Frontier.

    Case study by Dr Antonio Stecco featuring imaging of densified hyaluronan pre and post treatment can be found here.


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    More on Rebecca Pratt 

    Dr. Pratt joined Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine faculty in January 2018 as a tenured Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies teaching anatomy. Dr. Pratt joined OUWB from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM), where she was a Professor of Anatomy, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, Physiology and Histology for seven years. Before that, Dr. Pratt was an Associate Professor of Anatomy and the Director of Histology at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV for four years. Prior to that, Dr. Pratt worked as an Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University and as a post-doc at Purdue University. Her scholarly endeavors focus on student-led anatomy dissection projects, surgical anatomy and the longitudinal implementation of radiology and clinical imaging within the undergraduate medical curriculum.

    Currently, Dr. Pratt serves as an elected Board Member of the American Association of Anatomy (AAA). She has also served a term as a Board Member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomy. Dr. Pratt has been Chair of the Educational Affairs Committee, Professional Development Committee and Committee for Early Career Anatomists within AAA. Highlights of her academic career include receiving the Basmajian Award (AAA) for outstanding research, leadership and teaching in the field of anatomy and the Keith and Marion Moore Award (AAA) for her manuscript on histology education. Dr. Pratt has also been the recipient of numerous teaching awards including five consecutive Golden Apples at MSUCOM. She has been an invited speaker for the International Association of Medical Science Educators in St. Andrews, Scotland and Leiden, Netherlands. Currently, Dr. Pratt also serves the medical community as a Visiting Anatomy Professor at Weill Cornell School of Medicine and St. George University School of Medicine. Dr. Pratt has been published in and peer-reviewed manuscripts for leading journals such as Clinical Anatomy, Anatomical Sciences Education, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association and Cell Biology.

    Dr. Pratt received her dual B.S. in Zoology and Botany/Plant Pathology at Michigan State University and her Ph.D. in Cell Biology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indian, where she pursued biochemical oncology research with an emphasis on tyrosine kinase signaling in breast cancer cells in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Kinch. At Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine, she was the Lab Director for a number of courses, including clinical anatomy, neuroanatomy, genitourinary, cardiology and respiratory. She also served the university as a member of MSUCOM Admissions, as the MSUCOM Chair of the Student Retention and Promotion Committee and on the MSU Faculty Senate and University Council for President Lou Anna K Simon.


    Email: rebeccapratt@oakland.edu


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    • 30 min
    Encore Presentation – Sasha Chaitow on Vitalism, Holism, and many other isms and ologies

    Encore Presentation – Sasha Chaitow on Vitalism, Holism, and many other isms and ologies

    Special encore presentation of one of my favorite episodes this year. Hope you're enjoying your summer!

    Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/bodytalkradio


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    Brian Degenhardt and the International Consortium on Manual Therapies

    Brian Degenhardt and the International Consortium on Manual Therapies

    I'm very excited to have Brian Degenhardt, DO one of the founders of The International Consortium of Manual Therapies – and exciting new collective the International Consortium on Manual Therapies. If you are an osteopath, chiropractor, structural integrator, massage therapist, physical therapist, or some manual therapy that falls between those labels – you're going to love this episode!

    Find out more here www.icmtconference.org


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    • 40 min
    James Nestor, author of Breath – Encore Presentation

    James Nestor, author of Breath – Encore Presentation

    James joins me for the inaugural episode of the 'pod as we dive deep into Breath, one of my favorite books of 2020. James is an author and journalist who has written for Scientific American, Outside Magazine, The New York Times, The Atlantic, National Public Radio, Surfer's Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, and more. in 2021 Breath will be translated into 30 languages!

    His website is  https://www.mrjamesnestor.com/

    Buy the book


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    • 49 min
    COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Paul Duprex

    COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Paul Duprex

    COVID numbers are trending up everywhere right now, due to the Delta variant and the fact that we don't have enough people vaccinated yet. Today my guest is Dr Paul Duprex, Director at the Center for Vaccine Research and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Here's more on his bona fides 

    Says Dr Duprex: “I’m a firm believer in the need for scientists to engage with the public and have meaningful conversations on the value of vaccines. That’s why I enjoy Twitter and tweet as @10queues." 

    This is a very special and timely episode of BodyTalk and I hope you'll share it with your loved ones.

    And, as we discussed on the pod, here is the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System


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    • 51 min
    Inner Inquries #1 – Answering Your Questions with Liz Stewart, Chap Atwell, and Sasha Chaitow

    Inner Inquries #1 – Answering Your Questions with Liz Stewart, Chap Atwell, and Sasha Chaitow

    Welcome to the first episode of Inner Inquiries, where we answer questions from you the listener – only on BodyTalk


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    • 36 min

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