Making a Difference in Massage Education
Whitney Lowe is a massage education pioneer at the forefront of massage continuing education and development. Lowe continues to forge ahead toward the unlimited opportunities that exist with innovations in educational technology and theory. He is also widely known for his expertise in assessment and massage therapy treatment approaches for chronic pain and injury conditions. His contributions to the massage field are wide-ranging and include extensive research, teaching, clinical work, consulting, participation in national boards and committees, and publication in several pivotal series’ in Massage & Bodywork magazine. In this behind-the-scenes session, Lowe shares with Massage & Bodywork magazine Editor in Chief, Leslie Young, the evolution of his ideas, the questions that keep him curious, and the formative moments in his life and career.
Whitney Lowe is a recognized authority on pain and injury treatment. His contributions to the massage field are wide-ranging and include, professional publications, teaching, clinical work, consulting, and participation in national boards and committees. He is the author of the books, Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy, and Orthopedic Massage: Theory and Technique, which are used in training programs and schools nationally and internationally. He has also been a contributing author to several other books. In 1994 he founded the Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI) to provide massage therapists the advanced education they need for treating orthopedic soft-tissue disorders.