On this episode, we talk with MedFit founder and mastermind herself, Lisa Dougherty! Her mission is simple. We must bridge the gap between the medical and fitness professions to proactively make the world a healthier place.
We talk with newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the MedFit Network, JR Burgess. Listen closely as JR shares his personal journey of how he found his purpose for helping people be free from pain at an early age. From overcoming injuries and a life of physical and emotional pain, JR discusses the importance of being transparent, vulnerable, committed, and empathetic as both a healthcare consultant and leader.
Oncology massage is simply a massage in the context of someone going through cancer treatment. The most common cancer treatments are surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Because these treatments often leave “injured areas” such as surgical incisions, radiation burns and general system fatigue, we have to know how to work with these conditions, to be able to give a good massage without hurting them. Studies have also shown that individuals that receive massage require less anti-nausea and pain reducing medication.
Episode 17: Joel Fuhrman, MD, Board Certified Family Physician, Best-Selling Author and Nutritional Researcher
In this episode, we talk with Joel Fuhrman, MD, a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing.
In today’s episode, one of the most sought-after behavioral science experts in the world, Dr. Michael Mantell, joins us from San Diego, California. He believes that we must “put care and compassion out front in healthcare and fitness.”
In this episode, Steffany shares a powerful story of how she found “her own unique and individual path, or dharma,” through her love of dance as a child. Steffany, who recognized that there was a certain “mindfulness in motion” that took place while dancing, also developed an understanding of the healing power of mindful movement. With a background in biology, dance, and public health, Steffany went on to develop and evaluate a yoga program for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, which became the basis for her PhD in public health.
Colin Milner, who is referred to as “a leading authority on the health and well-being of the older adult,” and has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as “one of the most innovative and influential minds in the world on aging-related topics,” openly shares his views on the state of health and fitness.
Episode 13: Jenn Malecha, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner; Chief Administrative Officer for FDN
In this episode, we talk with Jenn Malecha, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) Practitioner and Chief Administrative Officer for FDN. Malecha, inspired after hearing a lecture by Reed Davis, the founder of FDN, joined forces with this innovative company to “fill the gap for people that get stuck in the cycle of trial and error” when it comes to improving health.