130 - How to be a Better Sidekick with Dr. Craig Liebenson

Feb 22, 2024
Craig Liebenson - How to be a better sidekick

💭 "Our job is to give people a positive experience with movement and to challenge them at the edge of their capability by finding the hardest thing they're safe doing." -   Dr. Craig Liebenson

👉🏻 Our guest is Dr. Craig Liebenson. He is a pioneering figure in healthcare, being the first in California to receive recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for delivering quality back pain care. He founded First Principles of Movement, aiming to combat global inactivity and promote health and disability prevention. Liebenson conducted research as a Visiting Scholar at Prof. Stuart McGill’s Spine Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Waterloo and founded L.A. Sports & Spine, offering health span and performance enhancement services. He studied under Dr. Karel Lewit and Dr. Vladimir Janda, initiating the Visiting Scholar's Program at his alma mater. Liebenson is faculty at Parker University and has served on editorial boards for various journals. He's also the first chiropractic member of the McKenzie Institute (U.S.) Board of Directors and a former Associate Professor at Murdoch University. Liebenson authored the acclaimed book/DVD "Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Person-Centered Approach" and "The Functional Training Handbook", translated into multiple languages. Additionally, he produced DVD series on functional training and served as a chiropractor for NBA's Los Angeles Clippers and consulted for MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks, NFL's Seattle Seahawks, and other notable organizations

📚You will learn about:

▪️ Craig's story and career

▪️ The four principles of movement

▪️ How to give our patients a positive experience with movement by finding the hardest thing they can do safely 

▪️ How to be a better sidekick

▪️ What precision programming is and how to measure progress


🔎Craig's information:


📲 Craig’s contact information:

  • Instagram and Twitter: @craigliebenson

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