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

Agenda Confirms CAMTC Could Seek Fee Hike

CAMTC's meeting agenda confirms there may be a vote on a fee increase and discloses meeting location. Submit comments to the CAMTC as soon as possible.

Blog

Make Gratitude Part of Your Daily Life

Man Giving Thanks to Nature.

While this is the time of year that #gratitude starts trending, living a grateful life is not something to wrap up in a day, a week, a month . . . or a hashtag. We need to honor it all from an open heart.

Upledger CranioSacral Therapy Can Help with PTSD

CranioSacral Therapy can help with PTSD.

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on treatment modality that releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance.

Benefits

ABMP’s Lymph Talk Series

Lymph Talk is a series of conversations ABMP Director of Professional Education Kristin Coverly had with practitioners who specialize in the manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) modality. These talks were recorded in conjunction with the October 25, 2022, free, online ABMP CE Summit on Lymph. Kristin says, “My hope is that these conversations increase the awareness of MLD and demonstrate how effective it can be with different populations so massage therapists and bodyworkers are inspired to learn more about this gentle, yet powerful modality!”

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—MLD: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face

Gain an understanding of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) movements and the location of important lymphatic structures as you watch Nicola McGill’s dynamic demonstration of three MLD techniques and MLD sequences for the neck and face. Learn about this important modality that, when provided effectively, can support and enhance the movement of lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels and eventually back to the cardiovascular system.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmic form of bodywork that enhances and supports the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system to support health and well-being. Developed by Danish therapists Emil and Estrid Vodder in the 1930s, MLD is now practiced extensively by health and wellness practitioners and is used within the medical community to treat lymphedema and post-surgical and post-traumatic edema. Join Nicola McGill in this engaging course to learn the benefits, indications, and mechanics of this gentle, effective modality.

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