Sports Therapy Association Podcast

STA119: ’Understanding The Human Foot’ with special guest James Earls

October 1, 2022

In Ep.119 of the Sports Therapy Association Podcast, our countdown to Therapy Expo 2022 November 23rd & 24th at the NEC Birmingham continues, bringing you speakers who will be presenting in the STA THEATRE across the two days.

In this episode, we are joined by James Earls, a hugely popular writer, lecturer and bodyworker specialising in Myofascial Release and Structural Integration. He is the author of internationally acclaimed books including 'Understanding the Human Foot', 'Born To Walk' and 'Fascial Release for Structural Balance'.

In this episode, James talks about how the information & education he provides, as well as his own practice, have evolved over the last ten years, and discusses his up & coming presentiion at Therapy Expo - 'Understanding the Human Foot ' - taking place 11.30am on Wednesday 23rd November in the STA Theatre.

Topics discussed include:

  • 5:16 A chat with James about his long, long, long, career.
  • 7:45 How conventions like Therapy Expo have now become more about education rather than just selling of products.
  • 13:40 A look at the Born To Move website and courses offered https://www.borntomove.com/
  • 16:50 Why James moved away from Anatomy Trains
  • 21:00 How the teaching of anatomy needs to change
  • 41:00 Assessing patients - limitations of static testing
  • 48:30 Understanding how the mody interacts through gait analysis
  • 52:50 James Earls: New book coming!
  • 56:40 James Earls at Therapy Expo this year, Wed 23rd Oct at 11.30am in the STA Theatre

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Our sincere thanks to James Earls for giving up his time to be a guest on the show! Remember, James will be presenting in the STA Theatre at Therapy Expo on Wednesday 23rd October at 11.30am!

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