Aug 20, 2022
When I interviewed Tony Robbins and Peter Diamandis in the episode "Tony Robbins, Peter Diamandis & Ben Greenfield Reveal New Anti-Aging Biohacks & Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine You’ve Never Heard Of Before.", we discussed a special form of injury and recovery physical therapy called "Counterstrain", which was also featured in Tony's book Lifeforce and is a cutting edge manual therapy technique that provides relief from pain and dysfunction.
I was so interested in this protocol that I had one of the leaders in the Counterstrain movement - Tim Hodges - fly to my house to do a treatment on me. It was like nothing I've ever experienced, so I hosted Tim on this podcast to delve into exactly what Counterstrain is, who it's for, and what it does exactly.
Tim Hodges has worked in the field of physical rehabilitation since 1996. He is involved in the ongoing development of the Counterstrain technique and the creation of training programs renowned for producing highly skilled Counterstrain Practitioners. In 2003, Tim started his private practice, now called Counterstrain Portland. A Teaching Assistant since 2003 and Facial Counterstrain Instructor for the Jones Institute since 2014, he is one of a select few certified to teach the modern version of Counterstrain.
He has helped Brian Tuckey develop many of the Counterstrain techniques used today. Tim continues to apply his expertise in the field through private treatment at Counterstrain Portland, the mentoring of Healthcare Practitioners at the Counterstrain Academy and by teaching large-scale continuing education seminars for health care providers. Tim created counterstrain.com, the Counterstrain brand and along with Brian Tuckey created 3D Counterstrain.
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