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ABMP Apps Logo: ABMP Five Minute Muscles, and ABMP Pocket Pathology

ABMP Five-Minute Muscles

Covering the 83 muscles most often addressed by professional massage therapists over seven main muscle regions, each entry features muscle-specific technique and palpation videos from master massage therapist Clint Chandler, plus actions, origins, and insertions for each muscle.

ABMP members, take 5 minutes now and see how easy it is to get muscle facts at your fingertips!

Not a member? Explore the levator scapulae in this demo version at www.abmp.com/apps/demo/five-minute-muscles.

ABMP Pocket Pathology

Developed in partnership with Ruth Werner (author of A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology) and Books of Discovery, ABMP Pocket Pathology is a quick-reference program that puts key information for nearly 200 common pathologies at your fingertips.

ABMP Pocket Pathology, a quick-reference app for massage therapists and bodyworkers, is now exclusively available as part of professional ABMP memberships.

Not an ABMP member? Try a demo version of the app here, or become an ABMP member for full access.

 

If you’re not an ABMP member, get ABMP Five-Minute Muscles, ABMP Pocket Pathology, hundreds of hours of free CE in the ABMP Education Center, professional liability insurance, and much, much more by joining today!

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How can I use the ABMP Five-Minute Muscles app?

  • Review a muscle before a client session.
  • Show a client the muscles you’ll work on.
  • Quiz yourself, or a fellow massage therapist.
  • Conduct an in-depth muscle review plan.
  • Quickly refresh yourself on a muscle after client intake.
  • Learn new muscle-specific techniques.
  • Practice your palpation along with the videos.

How can I use the ABMP Pocket Pathology app?

  • Review a client's condition after reading intake forms.
  • Make best-practice decisions about whether your touch will be beneficial.
  • Quick, bullet-pointed info lets you assess how to adapt your work to accommodate clients' condition.
  • Gives you the confidence you need.

Hear what our members say!

“I want to say I absolutely love that you guys are sharing this. I have learned new techniques from this that I use in my practice daily. Thank you very much.” —Shelley

“I love ABMP, I love the Five-Minute Muscles and the Pathology help!” —Muscle Whisperer

“MY feedback: IT IS THE HANDIEST BEST TOOL EVER!!!!!! I really enjoy using it!” —Carrie

News

Texas Massage Therapy Advisory Board Vacancies

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is looking to fill two vacancies on the Texas Massage Therapy Advisory Board with qualified applicants: one seat is open for a licensed massage therapist and one seat is open to a public member. Find out how you can apply!

New Hampshire Establishment Licensing Bill

The New Hampshire legislature introduced House Bill 341, which would create massage therapy establishment licensing. The bill is being heard by the Executive Departments and Administration Committee (Committee) at 10:45 a.m. EST on January 25. If you are opposed to establishment licensure, ABMP encourages you to advocate and speak your mind by emailing your opinions to the Committee.

Maryland Board of Massage Vacancies

The Maryland Department of Health is accepting nominations for three positions on the Maryland State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners. ABMP has the opportunity to nominate three professional members and is now accepting applications from licensed massage therapists. Apply before March 20, 2023.

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Benefits

PODCAST: Pediatric Touch Therapy with Tina Allen

In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren speak with Tina Allen, founder of Liddle Kidz Foundation, about the differences between infant and pediatric massage and other topics.

PODCAST: The Significance of Motor Points

In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren speak with Mary Kathleen Rose about the difference between motor points and tonic points, how deep a motor point is, what a point should feel like for both the practitioner and client, and why proper communication to the client during a session is important.

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