The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) has released guidance for massage practitioners and schools during the COVID-19 crisis. The guidelines, created by a Task Force of experts from across the profession, are available here.
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 2020 Top Workplace by the Denver Post for the second year in a row.
Healwell's free online course draws on ABMP's back-to-practice guidelines to offer therapists recommendations and best practices for transforming a home massage office into a COVID-safe (as possible) space.
A new episode of the Thinking Practitioner Podcast with Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe is now available. In this episode, Til and Whitney discuss the topic of inflammation.
In the midst of the challenges we are all collectively facing, we wanted to share something that we felt was a bright spot. As part of ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP’s commitment to sustainable business practices, our offices in Golden, Colorado, recently completed efficiency upgrades to reduce our energy consumption.
The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the tenth volume of its Consumer Snapshot Initiative.
ABMP continues to stay on top of small business administration programs, unemployment benefits, and disaster relief aid to help you stay financially afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reiki master and educator Pamela Miles is leading free, online Community Reiki Self Practice sessions on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. EDT and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Everyone is invited to attend.
Healwell (www.healwell.org) has launched a new podcast titled Massage Therapy Without Borders. Hosted by Cathy Ryan, RMT, and Cal Cates, LMT, the podcast aims to “use research, science, experience, and humor to explore the differences and similarities in the practice, regulation, education trends, and so much more of the 'landscape' of the massage therapy profession in Canada, the United States, and beyond.”
A case series published in the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork aimed to investigate whether massage therapy interventions for chronic tension type headaches (CTTH) were more effective when muscles of the anterior neck, jaw, and cranium were included.