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42: Scars and Scar Tissue (with Cathy Ryan‪)‬ The Thinking Practitioner

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Til and Whitney talk to Cathy Ryan RMT about her book 'Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols,' co-authored with Nancy Keenan Smith. 



Topics include: 


How has fascial research informed our understanding of scars? 

Is it about the "fuzz," or the fluids? 

Erasing scars, once and for all. (Not really.) 


Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 


Resources and references discussed in this episode:


Book: Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols (save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout)

Book: Oncology Massage (save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout)

Email Cathy Ryan: cryanrmt@gmail.com

Whitney Lowe’s site: AcademyOfClinicalMassage.com 

Til Luchau’s site: Advanced-Trainings.com 


Episode image credit: Nancy Keenan Smith


Sponsor Offers: 


Books of Discovery: save 15% by entering "thinking" at checkout on booksofdiscovery.com. 

ABMP: save $24 on new membership at abmp.com/thinking. 

Handspring Publishing: save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout at handspringpublishing.com. 

Healwell: save 10% Healwell courses when you join the Healwell Community at community.healwell.org 


About Whitney Lowe  | About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com


(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

Til and Whitney talk to Cathy Ryan RMT about her book 'Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols,' co-authored with Nancy Keenan Smith. 



Topics include: 


How has fascial research informed our understanding of scars? 

Is it about the "fuzz," or the fluids? 

Erasing scars, once and for all. (Not really.) 


Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 


Resources and references discussed in this episode:


Book: Traumatic Scar Tissue Management: Massage Therapy Principles, Practice and Protocols (save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout)

Book: Oncology Massage (save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout)

Email Cathy Ryan: cryanrmt@gmail.com

Whitney Lowe’s site: AcademyOfClinicalMassage.com 

Til Luchau’s site: Advanced-Trainings.com 


Episode image credit: Nancy Keenan Smith


Sponsor Offers: 


Books of Discovery: save 15% by entering "thinking" at checkout on booksofdiscovery.com. 

ABMP: save $24 on new membership at abmp.com/thinking. 

Handspring Publishing: save 20% by entering “TTP” at checkout at handspringpublishing.com. 

Healwell: save 10% Healwell courses when you join the Healwell Community at community.healwell.org 


About Whitney Lowe  | About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com


(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

57 min