The Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists proposed new massage therapy rules that would allow licensees to perform external pelvic floor massage. Submit your comments in support of, or opposition to, the rules before October 31, 2022.
Maryland massage therapists must complete implicit bias training by October 31, 2022, to fulfill their continuing education requirements. View a list of approved training resources.
This article was sponsored by Massage Heights.
In the Sept. 12, 2022, edition of Massage Heights’ “Outside the Room” podcast, Cancer for Wellness founder and executive director Julie Bach talks about her journey into understanding wellness with host CG Funk, and shares her cancer self-care tips for everyone.
In a recent study, researchers from the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development found that an hour walk in Grunewald forest in Germany decreased stress in humans, while a walk for the same duration on a busy street in a shopping mall district in Berlin, Germany, did not reduce stress.
The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) announced efforts to help identify human trafficking within institutions of higher education with the release of its new resource for state authorizing agencies.
“A Toolkit for Identifying Human Trafficking and Fraud in Higher Education” was created by the FSMTB to answer three key questions:
The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy made a decision regarding continuing education (CE) at their July 2022 board meeting. Find out how many CE hours you need before the May 15, 2025, renewal.
All 20 continuing education hours for the 2022 biennial license renewal may be obtained online. Visit the ABMP Education Center to learn and earn free CE.
There is one vacant seat on the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy for a licensed massage therapist. Visit the official website of the Georgia Office of the Governor and follow the application prompts to apply.
There are three vacant seats on the New Mexico Massage Therapy Board: two for New Mexico licensed massage therapists and one for a public member. Apply for an appointment today.
Massage therapy is very effective for pain relief, stress relief, and relaxation in hospice patients, according to a pilot study published in the January 2022 issue of the Journal of Palliative Care.