TrainRight Podcast
TrainRight Podcast
Jan 19, 2021
Levi Younger: A Holistic Approach to Injury Recovery
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About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Hillary Allen interviews Levi Younger,  Rolfer and Somatic Therapist. Levi and Hillary discuss the practice of Rolfing, treating Hillary after a textbook healed injury, components of injury recovery, covering the emotional process of recovering from injury and treating the body as a more holistic system.

Episode Highlights:

  • Combining Somatic Therapy, Clinical Counseling, and Coaching 
  • Injury recovery is more than just the physical injury healing
  • How injuries take a mental toll
  • You are not a machine, treating your body as one 

Guest Bio – Levi Younger:

Levi comes to running with a background from college track and running 50K and mountain races after college in his home state of Alaska. In 2015, Levi broke his thoracic vertebrae playing men's league hockey leaving him feeling debilitated. After trying so many different methods to help his pain he found Rolfing. Rolfing changed so much for Levi he opened his own practice in Boulder, Colorado in 2017. He has since been able to help athletes suffering from a wide array of pain and injury issues. Levi is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling at Oregon State University to open a practice that combines Somatic therapy, clinical counseling, and coaching to help people heal from injuries and chronic pain who’ve tried varying treatment options. Rolfing is a proactive manual therapy system created by Dr. Ida Rolf as a diagnostic assessment for the body, utilizing physical touch and neuroscience principles. Instead of chasing symptoms, Rolfing alters the deeper sources of chronic injury and pain. Rolfing is not a massage technique and not another form of deep tissue massage or a way to stretch the fascia.  Rolfing is a comprehensive diagnostic system that views the body in a structural sense and is not painful. 

 

Read More About Levi Younger or his Clinic Levity Rolfing:

Website: Clinic https://www.levityrolfing.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/levityrolfing/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LevityRolfing

 

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