ABMP Apps

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

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News

Iowa Adopts New Massage Therapy Rules

The Iowa Board of Massage Therapy adopted new massage therapy rules that impact the following sections: definitions, licensure by examination, qualifications for foreign applicants, and license display requirements. The new rules will be effective August 17, 2022.

Colorado Bill Gives Counties Authority to Adopt Establishment Licensing

House Bill 22-1300 allows counties, cities, and towns in Colorado to adopt local ordinances. The intent is to prevent human trafficking-related offenses to occur in illicit businesses that represent themselves as massage establishments. The bill takes effect August 10, 2022.

Blog

Antivirus Software Can Help Protect You and Your Clients

Antivirus Software Shields Practitioners and Clients.

To help ABMP members stay safe in the digital world, we are running a short blog series on cybersecurity and how you can protect your personal information and your computer and digital devices from today’s bad actors. Here is the second installment on social engineering scams.

Benefits

ABMP Recognized for Top Publications

The 42nd Annual EXCEL Awards were celebrated on June 22, 2022. SIIA’s EXCEL Awards is the largest and most prestigious program recognizing excellence and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communication.

ABMP was recognized for some of our top publications and educational offerings:

Read the May / June 2022 Issue of Massage & Bodywork Magazine

The May/June 2022 issue of ABMP's Massage & Bodywork magazine is available at www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com. ABMP members get a print subscription as part of membership, and the digital edition is available online and free to the profession.

In this issue, we explore pelvic tilt and spinal compensation, improving bodywork through breath, and how listening to your clients is a superpower. We also discuss SI joint dysfunction, overuse injuries, and much more!⁠

Cupping Canada Inc. and Mobile Massage Mastery GIVEAWAY: Value over $2,022!

Cupping Canada Inc. and Mobile Massage Mastery GIVEAWAY—value over $2,022!

3 lucky participants will win shared prizes:

• 16 CE live online Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping course from Cupping Canada & Cupping USA (NCBTMB approved & Canadian approvals) - valued at $405 CAD

• Online course starter kit, tie dye silicone drinking glass & silicone straw kit from Cupping Canada and Cupping USA - valued at $120 CAD

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