The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) held its annual business meeting online on July 14, 2016.
Saltability, a spa industry vendor that provides Himalayan salt stone treatments and products for spas, announced the addition of industry veteran Diane Trieste to its team as VP of Business Development.
Ben Benjamin has announced a new hands-on class in Denver, CO, on Sunday, August 21. ABMP members get exclusive pricing on Ben Benjamin's in-person workshops, saving 50% off the regular price of $190.
XPE Sports and CORE Institute, two industry leaders in sports training and clinical sports bodywork, recently announced they will offer advanced certification training in CORE Sports & Performance Bodywork through a week-long program at their facility in Boca Raton, Florida.
How Chip-Enabled Cards Could Affect You
You’ve probably already heard that the United States is transitioning to full adoption of EMV (Europay MasterCard Visa) chip-enabled cards to reduce credit card fraud. The change is coming October 1, 2015, so we wanted to remind you about EMV and what it means for you.
A systematic review published in Manual Therapy found that manual soft-tissue therapies are effective in treating certain musculoskeletal disorders and injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, lateral epicondylitis, and plantar fasciitis.
The review critically appraised seven articles published between 1990 and 2015, with the purpose of clarifying the role of soft-tissue therapies in the management of upper and lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. The review concluded that:
Spa supplier Universal Companies has acquired À la Mode Partners, a retail resource focused on spa retail products and marketing. À la Mode Partners—the brainchild of Founder and CEO Tracie Wertz and Chief Marketing Officer Bill Barczy—will bring a collective 40 years of retail expertise and products to the Abingdon, Virginia, spa supplier.
Introducing a newly redesigned calendar for ABMP members to search and find your continuing education classes!