ABMP members have recently shared more instances of receiving unsolicited "offers" from various web hosting companies that appear as invoices. This confusing “offer” is simply a ploy, and members should ignore these invoices.
Massage therapy is very effective for pain relief, stress relief, and relaxation in hospice patients, according to a pilot study published in the January 2022 issue of the Journal of Palliative Care.
In a systematic review performed by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University and published in Annals of Internal Medicine, evidence supporting the effectiveness of cannabis-related products for treating pain was found to be surprisingly thin, despite the rising popularity of these products.
Researchers found some evidence to support cannabis-related products in treating neuropathic pain, or pain caused by damage to peripheral nerves. These products also led to notable side effects, including sedation and dizziness, however.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation released volume XI of its Consumer Snapshot initiative, titled “New Era, New Consumer.”
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, ABMP was grateful to spend two days in Denver, Colorado, hosting members of the Massage Therapy Leadership Coalition.
The Denver Post has announced the results of its annual Top Workplaces survey. We are proud to announce that Professional Assist Corp, ABMP’s employee-owned parent company, was named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Denver Post for the fourth year in a row. The recognition is based on anonymous employee surveys conducted by the research firm Energage.
Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, identified a neural circuit and neuropeptide in mice that transmits the sensation of pleasant touch from the skin to the brain.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) released the findings of the 2022 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry Study, which indicate a return to near pre-pandemic industry revenue levels even as staffing challenges persist.
A new study shows a clear link between walking pace and biological age.
Exercising for just 30 minutes may significantly reduce symptoms of depression and amplify the benefits of therapy, according to a recent study from Iowa State University.