The Most Popular Articles, Blogs, and Webinars of 2017

As we come to the end of 2017, it gives us an opportunity to look back on the content that was most enjoyed by ABMP members. From Massage & Bodywork articles, ABMP.com posts, Body Sense magazine, and the 130+ webinars in the ABMP Education Center, there was a lot of reading, learning, and sharing this year. Here are some of the highlights, in order of popularity.

Top 5 Massage & Bodywork Articles

  1. “Pin and Stretch Technique” by Joseph E. Muscolino, DC
  2. “Simple Self-Care Practices & Why They Matter” by Heath and Nicole Reed
  3. “Sensory Overload: Effective Touch for Fibromyalgia” by Ginevra Liptan, MD, and Jamie Liptan
  4. “The Solution is the Sides” by David M. Lobenstine
  5. “The Posture Window” by Yoni Whitten, DC

Top 5 Body Sense Articles

  1. “What’s Your Massage & Bodywork Style” by Darren Buford
  2. “The ABCs of Effective Stretching” by Anita Boser
  3. “Aromatherapy: The Perfect Complement to Massage” by the Body Sense staff
  4. “Quiz: Are You Maximizing Your Massage Experience?” by Kristin Coverly
  5. “Constant, Fluid Contact: Your Massage Therapist’s Secret Skill” by Cindy Williams

Top 5 ABMP Webinars with Free CE

  1. “Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 1-Body Mechanics” with Eric Stephenson
  2. “Advanced Deep Tissue Muscular Therapy Techniques: Low Back and Neck” with Ben Benjamin
  3. “Myofascial Techniques: The Sacrotuberous Ligaments” with Til Luchau
  4. “Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 2-Upper Body” with Eric Stephenson
  5. “Active Engagement Techniques” with Whitney Lowe

Top 5 Blogs

  1. “How Much Does a Massage Therapist Earn?”
  2. “Honey, the Pie Shrunk (Again)”
  3. “10 Free Stock Photo Websites for Massage Therapists”
  4. “End-of-the-Day Survival Tips for Massage Therapists”
  5. “Spring Forward and Connect!”

Top 5 News Posts

  1. “ABMP Statement on BuzzFeed Report”
  2. “Try Massage or Yoga Before Pills for Back Pain, Physicians Say”
  3. “Doctors Support Massage as Non-Pharmacological Intervention for Pain”
  4. “World Championship of Massage 2017 will be held in Copenhagen”
  5. “Celebrating the Life of Champ Allen”
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