November/December 2017 Massage & Bodywork Magazine Released

The newest issue of ABMP’s award-winning member magazine Massage & Bodywork is available to read online at www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com. ABMP members receive the print version of the magazine in the mail, and anyone in the profession is invited to sample the digital edition.

In this issue, highlights include: 

Broaden Your Touch Repertoire

How often do you bring your assumptions about a client's condition to the table? What difference would it make if you let the client's body guide you instead? These authors suggest flipping your predispositions and observing the outcomes. 

The Brachial Plexus and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Understanding the complex relationship between the brachial plexus and TOS can sharpen your anatomy skills, boost your critical thinking skills, and benefit your clients.

The Union of Yoga and Massage  

From integrated health to growing your practice, read lessons from a massage educator and yoga instructor about the potential symbiotic benefits of yoga and bodywork.  

The Lessons of Compassion

Massage & Bodywork sits down with Therapeutic Touch developer Dolores Krieger, a trailblazer in introducing complementary health to traditional medicine practitioners.

How On-Demand Massage Firms Can Work For You 

Consumer demand for massage is at an all-time high—and that's good news for you. Learn how you can partner with these firms and enjoy the career flexibility you deserve.

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News

Gainful Employment Rules Compliance Updates

Over the past two weeks, the US Department of Education issued updates to the new “Gainful Employment” (GE) regulations for vocational programs published last fall. This web post addresses the updates to prepare school owners and educators ahead of the July 1, 2024, new GE rule effective date.

New Study Reconfirms the Benefits of Touch

A recent study found that touch interventions were effective in helping regulate cortisol levels, reducing feelings of depression in adults, and having other significant benefits.

Louisiana Bill Proposes Massage Program Hour Increase

Effective October 1, 2024, Louisiana massage students will no longer be eligible for federal financial aid because massage programs are limited by Louisiana law. But there is a solution: Senate Bill 353 will increase the required education hours for massage licensure from 500 to 625. ABMP fully supports this bill, and we explain why you should too.

Blog

ABMP CE Summit: Headaches

 Headaches.

Join us online Tuesday, April 30, 2024, for the ABMP CE Summit: Headaches, which take learners on a journey from understanding headaches to working with clients with headache pain using multiple modalities and techniques.

Benefits

Podcast: Cancer, Clots, and COVID—A Complicated Client

A client was recently treated for colon cancer—and it didn’t go well. She had surgical complications, a bout of sepsis, and more. Is massage therapy safe? We discuss on this episode of “I Have a Client Who . . .” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner.

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