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What Getting the Vaccine Means to Me

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Sakinah Irizarry, a New York-based massage therapist and advocate for educational equity and social justice, recounts her experience receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, and what it means for her, her family, and her practice.

Top 4 Ways to Avoid Professional Liability Issues: Advice from ABMP’s Risk Management Expert

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If you’ve ever had to use your ABMP insurance benefit while dealing with a professional liability claim, you most likely interacted with our very best—Debbie Higdon, ABMP’s longtime risk management manager. Now, after nearly 27 years as part of our ABMP family, Debbie has decided it’s time to “go fishing.” Before heading off into retirement, we asked Debbie about risk management and her best advice for the ways practitioners can protect their livelihoods.

Unraveling the Foot-Hip Connection | Coaching the Body Institute

Online massage education from Coaching the Body Institute

Coaching the Body Institute offers free online massage education on unraveling the foot-hip connection and making sciatic pain disappear. Read about what sets their course offerings apart, and how you can take advantage of their innovative approach.

COVID-19 Vaccines—What to Know About the Options

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Ruth Werner, pathology expert and author of A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, gives us a compilation of up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines, including available options, the technology used in each, and other important topics.

Massage During a Pandemic: What Does It Look Like for Clients?

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In this blog, Allissa Haines of Massage Business Blueprint shares her thoughts on reopening her practice during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how putting herself in her clients' shoes helped her overcome a host of challenges in reopening safely.

Massage After COVID Vaccine: When is it Safe to Offer Massage?

A woman receiving a vaccine injection from a health-care worker

Now that the COVID vaccines have begun to be distributed, we have a new question to ponder: When is it appropriate to offer massage therapy to clients who are going through this process? Ruth Werner, author of A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, gives us her thoughts.

Online Massage CE: Making A&P Coursework "Stick"

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Pat Archer and Lisa Nelson, co-authors of Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapists, know how to make A&P content meaningful and memorable for massage therapy students. Read their advice in this Q&A.