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ABMP Podcasts for Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers

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Exploring the issues and challenges unique to the massage and bodywork community.

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Massage therapist and author Mark Liskey talks about how pain-free techniques became a focus of his practice and teaching and shares advice for practitioners on how using massage tools is an effective method in taking pain-free to the next level.

A person reports sporadic episodes of unexplained goosebumps all down one side of the body. No other symptoms are present: no pain, tingling, numbness, or anything. Is it dysautonomia? Is it a weird kind of seizure? What are goosebumps good for, anyway? It turns out they might be more important than we thought.

In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, we have a discussion with Mindy Sheppard about how working in a franchise spa motivated her to create a membership program for her clients in her solo practice and why it’s more beneficial than you might think.

A weightlifting client who has never had professional massage wants help with back and leg pain. Simple enough, right? But in their first interview they reveal a 4-year-old history of thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy, and lymph node removal.

Join Allison as she discusses how the choice to wear a pair of rose-colored glasses when taking a closer look at the serratus anterior livens up this hidden gem of a muscle.

Three wildly successful women in the massage industry speak about their massage journey, how they found inspiration through touch, and why curiosity inspired them all to branch out in deeper, unique directions.

A client has a knee replacement on his RIGHT knee, but then develops nerve symptoms in his LEFT foot. His massage therapist has some strategies to help him, but what is really going on here?

In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, we speak with Chinwe Onyeagoro, CEO of PocketSuite, about ways PocketSuite can benefit both you and your clients, and how 15 minutes could potentially translate into a 30% increase in your massage business.

A client with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive and ultimately terminal nervous system disease, is getting amazing results with massage and other interventions. How is this possible?

After 43 years in the field, Sandy Fritz might know a thing or two about the massage and bodywork profession. A teacher, a leader, and an icon, Sandy Fritz relives her journey and ponders how it seems to have come full circle.

Kristin and Darren are joined by Jeffrey Davis, author of Tracking Wonder, to discuss the six facets of wonder, what biases are baked in against wonder, and some exercises and tools we can use to start wondering now.

In my last call out asking for I Have a Client Who . . . stories, several people asked about working with people with psoriasis. There’s no specific story for this one, but this is a challenging condition, and the people living with it deserve all the support they can get.