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At 5:17am on August 5, 2011, sreekanth said…
Thank you!
At 1:23pm on July 20, 2011, Tenee J said…
((WAVES from this side of the pond))! Ello! Blessing Stephen!
At 1:25am on July 20, 2011, Luzviminda Barlongay Quiaño said…
Thank you Mr. Stephen...i hope that i can also learn new things from you...
At 4:50pm on July 8, 2011, Jacqui Evans said…

Thank you Stephen. What a world i have entered :D

At 11:24am on May 16, 2011, Kerry Collins said…
Hi Stephen,

Thank you very much for the link you have sent me I will definitely look into this further.

Hope you are well.

At 8:51am on May 14, 2011, Amaury Cork said…

Hi Stephen,


thank you for the welcoming note.


I am doing a bachelor degree of health science (complementary medicine) at the moment and one of my subject is Evidence Based Practice so I am happy I have found this group.


Thanks for the connection!





At 9:46am on May 13, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…

The more I learn about Til Lucau's approach, knowledge, understanding, etc the more impressed I am!  Training with Art Riggs will be amazing!  He's another one I find very impressive.


I will definitely keep working on this with my knee pain client.  We are making really good progress.  I think she has some hope for the first time in a long time but she's uncharacteristically reserved for an American! :)  So it's hard to tell where she really is.


Your approach to scar tissue sounds very similar to what I learned in a John Barnes MFR class last autumn.  I've used it with very good results for several people.  What you say about the pain rapidly changing is so true!

At 9:18am on May 13, 2011, Kerry Collins said…

Hi Stephen,

Thank you for your comment. Hope you are well. 

At 7:37pm on May 11, 2011, Latoria Scott said…
hank you very much!
At 3:59pm on May 11, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…

Stephen, it sounds like you are doing great things with your clients!  I've had right knee issues since my field hockey days!  Although it's much better than it used to be.   My knee client is doing some better - slow progress but it's progress!  I did some sidelying work to get to the posterior ligaments and tendons.


The DVD's are the ones produced by Advanced Trainings and Til Lucau.  He does articles in the Massage and Bodyworks magazine, if you get that.  Their website is:  I got the DVD's here: .


I think I'm not yet up to reading that book!  It sounds wonderful but I'm way behind on reading already and trying to sort through that level of detail may make my brain melt!!

At 11:16pm on May 8, 2011, lesley adam said…
Many thanks Stephen!
At 6:04am on May 8, 2011, Candida Oberholzer said…

Thanks Stephen, I am still navigating my way around. So hope to be more aware of what is happening in the not too distant future.


Have you by any chance had a look at the online curriculum offered by I would love to use it if it is all it makes out to be. Going to drop them an e-mail shortly.


See you around



At 12:42pm on May 7, 2011, Chammy Benz said…
At 6:03pm on April 29, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…

Thanks Stephen - I am very interested in learning more about fascia so I will look into that book.  I noticed some Britishness to your post so I looked to see where you are from - I'm guessing it's been insane in your part of the world today!!  I lived in England when Charles and Di got married.


I look forward to your blog on the anterior knee; in the meantime I got some good techniques from the Advanced Trainings' Advanced Myofascial Release DVD's that I have.  That set of DVD's has transformed my practice!  Thanks for sharing your knowledge and understanding.

At 9:12pm on April 28, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…
Stephen, I have a question for you. Have you ever had the work on the back of the knee that you describe in your blog release quads? I have a client I've been working on for over 3 years; he's a Vietnam Vet and is all kinds of messed up from a grenade. Anyway, I am always working hard to get his quads to release. Today (after I did the work on the backs of his knees, which were tight), his quads were way, way looser than normal. Please let me know what you think when you have a minute! Thanks!
At 8:12pm on April 27, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…

Thanks Stephen!  Your suggestions for my knee pain client will have to wait until she's comfortable enough to lay face down.  She is struggling with supine but she can do it.  I did some MFR techniques on her knee yesterday with some success!  The main source of pain in her knee so far seems to be the lateral collateral ligaments.  Of course there is much more involved but I can't do more until I can get that pain under control for her.  


However, I did use your technique with great success on a client today!  He came to me because of sciatic pain and painful hamstrings and calves; this was my 3rd session with him.  I worked on the medial tendons and ligaments in the back of his knee and his medial gastroc let go!  It was really cool!

At 1:15am on April 21, 2011, Kelly Hopkins said…
Thanks Stephen - just starting out so spreading myself out a bit!  I tripped over this site last week when researching what I should be doing at the London Marathon with post-runners.  It went really well, thankfully.  Look forward to benefitting from your expertise at some stage... Kelly 
At 4:47pm on April 14, 2011, Frank Haseloff said…
thanks for the warm welcome Stephen.
At 6:32pm on April 13, 2011, Jeff Shearer said…

Congrats Stephen. 14 years is a great innings but I do know some people who struggle after 20 years. It's not that they aren't good practitioners but they just lack the necessary drive and focus to create the practice they want.

One issue I have is with the get rich quick crowd who offer the world, charge the earth and provide little but string along tactics. The reality is there are many strategies but drive and consistency are the key factors that make them successful. Hype and BS just leave you feeling used.

My 2 cents :)




At 3:48am on April 13, 2011, Jeff Shearer said…

Hey Stephen

Looking forward to the dialogue. It's the best way we can find our true position on issues.

Massage therapists and natural medicine practitioners are a passionate personality so I always expect controversy on these type of sites. Feel free to let me know if I miss anything of note.



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