Recent News and Legislative Updates
Mothers of babies born in Brazil with microcephaly are turning to alternative means of treatment for relief for their children, who are typically very sensitive to stimulus and are highly irritable.
In a new study, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that mindfulness meditation reduced pain in participants without using the body’s endogenous opioid system.
Massage & Bodywork magazine and Body Sense magazine have been recognized by the Western Publishing Association (WPA) and its MAGGIE awards as finalists in 11 categories.
A 10-part History Channel documentary series titled Million Dollar Genius features a story about the invention of the first massage chair.
The new ABMP webinar “Myofascial Techniques: Scalenes and the Neck” with Til Luchau will be available to the entire massage and bodywork profession for free from March 14–16.
Soothe, an app customers can use to book licensed therapists for in-home massages, recently announced it raised an additional $35 million from investors, according to an article on Forbes.
The Global Wellness Summit announced the theme of its 10th anniversary conference today: “Back to the Future.” The conference will examine the future of spa and wellness through the lens of history.
According to a report in the Boulder County News, massage therapist Alison Rothman’s home caught fire earlier this year when a laundry basket of massage sheets ignited in her kitchen.