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Product Spotlight: SoapNotesPRO

We spoke with Masoud Zhian, CEO & Co-founder of SoapNotesPRO, to see what makes the SoapNotesPRO app a valuable resource for massage therapists and bodyworkers.

Unraveling the Mystery of Frozen Shoulder Pain

Frozen shoulder is a common complaint for clients seeking massage. The Coaching the Body Institute introduces a new way of thinking about and dealing with this condition. 

Massage School Student Clinics and COVID-19

ABMP connected with epidemiologist Tessa Crume, an associate professor in the Epidemiology Department at the Colorado School of Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, to get her expert advice on this question: Should I open my school’s student clinic or only allow students to work on each other?

Risky Business: From Daily Practice to COVID-19

As massage therapists, we never want to come from a place of fear, but a little healthy fear can really help us when it comes to considering risk. MTs are thinking a lot about risk these days. Risk of working or not, and, of course, the risks within a range of client presentations.

Virtual Learning for Manual Therapists: Upledger CranioSacral Therapy

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In this unprecedented pandemic environment, it is important that learning continues, even if it can’t happen in person. Upledger Institute's online educational platforms serve to fill the void of postponed or canceled classes due to social distancing, while providing a work-study-life balance.   

COVID-Related Coagulopathy, Take 3: A Conversation with a Hematologist

Illustration of red blood cells clotting together inside the human body

Pathology educator and author Ruth Werner recently had a conversation with Yaser Diab, MD, a hematologist working at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, about abnormal coagulation associated with COVID-19 and how massage therapy might fit in the context of COVID-19 survivors and coagulopathy. Read the notes from their conversation here.

Getting Used to Working in Masks

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Cal Cates and Kerry Jordan from Healwell provide an overview of what it’s like for massage therapists working in masks, from which masks to use to concerns about breathing.