51st Podcast

Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the Alternative Healer Panagiotis Ioannidis. Panagiotis, who is a graduate of Alternative Therapist of the New Jersey Open University, is the owner of the Center for Alternative Physical Health and a member of the World Massage Federation WMF and the international organization of alternative medicine I.A.M.A.


With Panagiotis, who has many years of experience and awards in the field of alternative therapies, specializing in 14 types of massage as well as seminar recommendations, we will refer to alternative therapies and running, but also to herbs and the beneficial effect of some of them on runners.

Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road” with Alternative Healer Panagiotis Ioannidis. 

02:00 Starting off, would you like to tell us a little about yourself?

02:48 The title of today's Podcast will be alternative therapies and runners. What exactly does this mean?

03:30 Does the massage help or otherwise sports massage to runners? What do we achieve by this?

05:00 When you say holistic massage what do you mean?

06:05 I also see on your site that you have different types massage such as Analgesic, Relaxing, Sports, Cupping, Lymphatic Massage, Antistress Massage. What is the difference between them and which ones are best for runners before or after a race?

10:08 What is reflexology and how does it help runners?

19:35 Are there introductory treatments that a runner should do preventively?

21:21 What is your relationship with marathons?

24:25 What should an athlete pay attention to in general?

26:10 Do you work with any athletes?

26:57 How many sessions can an athlete do to see a difference?

28:30 Information about the cost of a session sports massage;

31:38 What do we mean by sports diseases and which are the most common?

34:20 Since you are not physical therapist what do you think about physical therapy?

35:30 Panagiotis, as far as I know, you work yourself and even have a business that you run at the same time that deals with herbs and tinctures. Of course, since herbs and their application are in a very wide range, I would like us to focus on some of them that would be beneficial to runners and sportsmen in general? How can an athlete be helped with herbal medicine? Also explain to us what tinctures are?

40:40 What is arnica? It helps;

49:30 Panagiotis, could you tell us where and how someone can find you?

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