EP54: Running With Purpose With Matt Walsh

Matt is a 1987 graduate of Cumberland College of Health Sciences/Sydney University in Sydney, Australia. He has a representative-level background in Rugby and Cricket, has completed an Ironman Triathlon, and been chosen for the USA in Touch Rugby at the World Master’s Games. With wide-ranging sports physical therapy experience, he has consulted with groups such as the PGA Seniors Tour and the Nike Team Oregon project and was the Canadian National Cross Country Ski Team Physiotherapist. Matt is also a board certified sports physiotherapist (Australia SPG, Level III) who teaches courses throughout the USA, Canada, and Australia on topics such as Running biomechanics and treatment, advanced orthopedic Clinical Reasoning, and treatment approaches for the foot, ankle, and spine. He has a particular interest and expertise in running-related injuries, technique, and rehabilitation, but he also enjoys treating complex chronic spinal and tendon-related pain, having developed a number of evidence-based protocols with local surgeons and physiatrists.

Contact Matt at: mwalsh@taiweb.com

In this episode we talk about...

  • When the biomechanics of running matters and when it doesn't.
  • What's the difference between being fit and being healthy?
  • The body is looking for the best way to do something - adaptation to stress. 
  • How your beliefs about your body effect your recover and healing.
  • How running with purpose changes everything.
  • How the context of movement is driven by your environment.
  • The abundance of giving (the purpose behind the run).

PACE Network:

https://pacenetwork.therapeuticassociates.com/membership-access?page_id=11492801&page_key=50wmru4qbc4vdjva&login_redirect=1

 



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