The 12th Annual Meeting of the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) was held in Tampa, Florida, on September 29–30, 2017. In attendance were 41 delegates, along with 60 registrants from member boards, businesses and professional associations.
MINDBODY, the leading technology platform for the wellness services industry, announced the winners of the 2017 BOLD Awards. The annual BOLD Awards were established in 2014 and recognize top businesses and professionals throughout the dynamic wellness services industry.
ABMP has received comments and concerns from members regarding a solicitation received from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) about a petition they have created. We wanted to clarify discussions surrounding the possible trademarking of the term “triggerpoint.”
The report's findings are encouraging for massage therapists, who can offer drug-free methods of pain relief.
All of us at the sister associations of ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP send our heartfelt support to those whose lives have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that people who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely as people who primarily sit on the job to have a heart attack or congestive heart failure, even after taking into account personal, health, and work factors.
UA News reports that “faculty at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and their collaborators successfully demonstrated the feasibility and effectiveness of an online approach to train more family medicine residents in integrative medicine.”