54 minutes | Aug 19, 2020

21: My Aching (Upper) Back: Thoracic Spine Pain

21: Whitney and Til discuss a very common (but poorly researched) complaint: upper thoracic spine pain, and what to do about it.  In this episode, Does posture drive upper back pain? Does psychology? Breaking the Upper-Cross-Syndrome rules (and what “PhD” doesn’t really stand for). The Over-the-Edge technique for upper back pain. Get the full transcript and handout at Til or Whitney's sites! Resources discussed in this episode: Free Episode Handout Thoracic spine pain in the general population: Prevalence, incidence and associated factors in children,  adolescents and adults. A systematic review. (Briggs et al 2009) Whitney Lowe’s site: AcademyOfClinicalMassage.com Til Luchau’s site: Advanced-Trainings.com 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. About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us (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.)
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