NAMTPT Blog Winter 2024: Hidden in Plain Sight

Most muscles of the human body were identified and named centuries ago, if not millennia. In the mid-nineties a new muscle named sphenomandibularis was reported. You can figure out where it is by the name. When Stuart Hinds visited us from Australia in 2019 he brought...

Connective Issues – Fascia Book Review

A breakthrough book called ‘Fascia – The Tensional Network of the Body’, by Schleip, Findlay, Chaitow and Huijing came out in 2012. A few years later at an NAMTPT conference (2017?) all the attendees were given David Lesondak’s hot-off-the-press book ‘Fascia, What it...

Connective Issues – Feeling like an orphan

This blog is a follow-up to Anne Boone’s excellent summary blog introducing Fascia Research Congress VI in the last mail out. It was so good to be back at a conference for my first time in over three years; reconnecting with old friends and colleagues, and embracing...

Connective Issues – Cha cha cha changes (Bowie)

Glaring omission in my last blog. I forgot to mention the fabulous song Oxytocin by Billie Eilish to provide the background music to the blog subject. Just when you think they don’t write songs like the old days a bunch of new artists pop up. Wolf Alice and Phoebe...