Can I or should I work? - On March 16, 2020, ABMP issued a statement strongly encouraging all massage and bodywork practitioners to suspend practice, as social distancing is not feasible in massage...
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In the May/June 2020 issue of Massage & Bodywork, Ruth Werner writes about endangerment sites and the risk of adverse events in massage therapy.
Here is a continued resource list of additional case reports detailing adverse effects in massage therapy.
Technology has certainly put us in touch with important information on preventive measures for spreading the COVID-19 virus, such as washing our hands and avoiding contact with those who are sick. However, much of the information is ignoring an essential part to staying healthy—boosting our immune system!
Massage therapy has powerful healing properties. There is simply nothing that compares to the warmth and precision of real human touch. Many people are suffering greatly and extremely few can afford therapy daily to get relief. That is why it’s important for massage therapists to educate clients and recommend powerful “adjunct therapies” that complement their massage services.