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The Top New ABMP Massage CE Courses of 2020

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One of the ways that ABMP members kept engaged in the profession during this difficult year was by furthering their training and education with online CE courses in the ABMP Education Center. Here, we take a look at the most popular courses of 2020.

December Update: New Economic Relief Efforts Passed by US Government

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On December 21 the United States Congress passed an omnibus bill providing funding for most government agencies. Included in the bipartisan legislation was $900 billion of emergency economic relief to address further damage caused by impacts of COVID-19. It is expected that President Trump will sign the bill soon.

Fighting COVID Exhaustion: 3 Steps to Help You Forge Ahead

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As we continue to navigate this pandemic, it’s important we don’t give in to the exhaustion, the overwhelm. More than ever, now is the time to gather our resolve, honor our emotions, and commit to our self-care as we work to make it through to the other side.

CranioSacral Therapy Training with The Upledger Institute

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Upledger Institute International offers classes in more than 50 countries, and now has more than 125,000 alumni. In this blog post, we speak to the Upledger Institute about CranioSacral Therapy and the institute's educational programs.

Expert Spotlight: Massage & Spa Success

Gael Wood, owner, Massage & Spa Success

Massage & Spa Success offers education and training for massage and spa therapists in the areas of marketing, business start up, customer service and spa services. Find out how they can help you boost your business.

Hyperpronation: The Hidden Key to Resolving Sciatic Pain

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A client suffering from sciatic pain comes to see you. Where do you start your assessment? Back when I started out as a therapist, I would’ve focused strictly on the hips and low back. But after 15 years of clinical observation, one thing has become abundantly clear: sciatic and knee pain often start where the feet meet the ground.

Including People of Color in Pathology Images

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You probably have seen pictures of COVID toe. Have you seen it on Black or Brown toes—even though those populations are disproportionately affected by the infection? Among about a gazillion other things, 2020 has shone a stronger-than-previous spotlight on systemic racism in the United States, and how inherently biased approaches to many aspects of life in our culture favor white people—whether they know it or not.