With over 20 years of experience, Walt Fritz, PT, is sitting down to take a deep dive into all things manual therapy with me. Walt is an educator for all professions who provide manual therapy including PTs, OTs, massage therapists, and, yes, SLPs! He provides specialized training for SLPs in manual therapy for voice and swallowing and is an abundant wealth of knowledge in these areas.

Walt shares how his practice has changed over the last 20+, specifically how he empowers the patient and makes them a partner in therapy, more today than ever. He shares interesting research, past and present, that is shaping the manual therapy practice. If you work with voice and swallowing patients, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Walt is also offering a 10% discount in his seminars and online courses to listeners with the code SwallowYourPride.  You can find these at www.WaltFritz.com.

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In this episode, you’ll hear:
•How manual therapy fits the SLPs scope of practice
•Ways SLPs and PTs can work together to improve outcomes
•Which piece of literature that shaped manual therapy was unproven
•How movement affects more than you’d think
•Walt’s rationale for empowering the patient to be an active member in their own care team
•Recent research that confirms anecdotal information

Listen to the full episode here: https://syppodcast.com/214

As always, thanks for listening!

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