COVID-19 Updates for the Massage Profession

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To move forward in this time of uncertainty, we have developed a breadth of resources for the massage therapy profession. In addition to financial relief information, answers to your FAQs, and state updates, we have a created very thorough, heartfelt review of the issues and challenges you will face when you resume your practice. From preparing your treatment room and office for return to practice, to before/during/after session interaction, to detailed sanitation guidelines, you will find a clear, specific Back-to-Practice Guide, when you are ready for it.  

Here at ABMP, we remain focused on supporting you during these unprecedented times. We are committed to you, and we are committed to getting through this together.


Information for ABMP Members on State Updates Regarding COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates from ABMP for Massage Professionals


Updates on Financial Relief Efforts Affecting Members

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The CARES Act that passed Friday, March 27, provides many potential methods of assistance for our members. There are small business loans and payroll assistance loans, modifications to tax filing deadlines, and an expansion of unemployment benefits ...

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Frequently Asked Questions


Answers from a list of FAQs we’ve been receiving from our members, including questions about liability insurance coverage, state regulations, and financial assistance.

Coronavirus FAQs


Back-to-Practice Guide

This document does not represent a recommendation from ABMP for reopening your practice, but rather gives our best guidance for when that time comes.

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COVID-19 Resources for Massage Therapists

COVID-19 and Your Clients

Keep talking to your massage clients during your work shutdown by sending them Body Sense magazine.

This issue is filled not only with great content about massage and bodywork, but also has important self-care tips for staying grounded in the face of adversity and boosting your immune system. Keep talking to your clients, even while they’re not on your table!