Massage & Bodywork Magazine 2018 Highlights

Check out what you might have missed this year from Massage & Bodywork magazine! From the latest advancements in pain research and anatomy to reflexology, Watsu, and massage for elderly clients, you'll find something new to learn wherever you dive in. Plus, you can now earn FREE CE from reading the best magazine in the profession! Visit the links below to view all of Massage & Bodywork's 2018 issues and see which ones are ready to earn free CE from. 

January/February 2018
Issue Theme: Millennials


  • "Millennial Minds" by Lynn Parentini
  • "A Milliennial Client's Perspective" by Tara Doyle
  • "The Posture Window, Part 2" by Yoni Whitten, DC

Earn FREE CE for this issue here!

March/April 2018
Issue Theme: Frail & Elderly Clients


  • "Growing Pains" by Irene Smith
  • "Salve for the Soul" by Mary Kathleen Rose
  • "Death, Dying, and the Breakability of Us All" by Lauren Cates
  • "De-Rotators" by Joseph E. Muscolino, DC

Earn FREE CE for this issue here!

May/June 2018
Issue Theme: Pain Management


  • "Pain Points" by Ben E. Benjamin, PhD
  • "Pain Science Research" by Whitney Lowe
  • "The Definitive Retirement Plan for MTs" by Allissa Haines

Earn FREE CE for this issue here!

July/August 2018
Issue Theme: Water Wisdom


  • "Watsu Way" by Harold Dull
  • "Flotation Tanks" by Brandon Twyford
  • "Addressing Scoliosis" by Joseph E. Muscolino, DC
  • "Are You a Placebo" by Til Luchau

Earn FREE CE for this issue here!

September/October 2018
Issue Theme: Research


  • "In-Depth Learning" by Joseph E. Muscolino, DC
  • "The Human Fascial Net Plastination Project" by Rachelle L. Clauson
  • "Touch Therapy Researcher Tiffany Field" by Karrie Osborn

Earn FREE CE for this issue here!

November/December 2018
Issue Theme: Foot Reflexology


  • "Reflexology for the Feet" by Marc Zollicoffer
  • "Belonging: An MT's Search for Connection in a (Sometimes) Lonely Profession" by Kristin Coverly
  • "The World of Elite Sports Massage" by Brandon Twyford




Arizona Repeals Communication Proficiency Tests

The Arizona legislature adopted House Bill 2012, which eliminates the requirement for the State Board of Massage Therapy to establish communication proficiency requirements for applicants applying for a massage therapy license.

Texas Proposes New Massage Therapy, Barber, Cosmetology Rules

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation proposed rules that affect massage therapy. The rules are necessary to align the dishonored payment processing fee with statutory requirements, add additional rules regarding complaints, and revise the processes and procedures for contested cases. Submit comments in support, or opposition to, the proposed rules before April 3, 2023.


Join ABMP at the Premiere Orlando Show

ABMP at Premiere Orlando

ABMP is thrilled to partner with Ann and Lynn Teachworth of Trunamics to offer two CE courses in the massage therapy track at Premiere Orlando, June 3–5, 2023.

Veterans Report CST Can Help with PTSD Symptoms

CranioSacral Therapy and 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.


Podcast: All Islands Meet Underwater

On this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Doug Nelson and Jennifer Crozier discuss why opening a massage therapy clinic is a viable career path and how community relations are the best marketing strategy.

Podcast: Knowing Expectations in the Work Environment

In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Nate Nordstrom and Carrie Wiedemann from Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa join Kristin and Darren to discuss knowing your expectations in the work environment and how open communication during an interview can help set the tone during your tenure.

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