The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation released volume XI of its Consumer Snapshot initiative, titled “New Era, New Consumer.”
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, ABMP was grateful to spend two days in Denver, Colorado, hosting members of the Massage Therapy Leadership Coalition.
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is reviewing the Massage Therapy Administrative Rules to determine whether they should be readopted, revised, or discontinued. You can submit comments on the rules or suggest changes by May 30, 2022.
The Denver Post has announced the results of its annual Top Workplaces survey. We are proud to announce that Professional Assist Corp, ABMP’s employee-owned parent company, was named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Denver Post for the fourth year in a row. The recognition is based on anonymous employee surveys conducted by the research firm Energage.
Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, identified a neural circuit and neuropeptide in mice that transmits the sensation of pleasant touch from the skin to the brain.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) released the findings of the 2022 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry Study, which indicate a return to near pre-pandemic industry revenue levels even as staffing challenges persist.
The Washington Board of Massage (Board) and the Department of Health and Health Systems Quality Assurance Division are now accepting applications to fill the seat for the public member position.
The Arkansas Register announced proposed massage therapy rules that address definitions, continuing education, policies and procedures, apprenticeships, and massage therapy schools. ABMP has summarized the rule changes and how they may affect your practice.
The Washington Board of Massage and the Department of Health and Health Systems Quality Assurance Division are now accepting applications from massage educators or massage school owners.
The Washington Board of Massage extended the hands-on continuing education policy's expiration date through December 31, 2022.