The results of the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) 2017 Job Task Analysis indicate that massage and bodywork practitioners are overwhelmingly satisfied with their occupation.
A study published in the April 2018 edition of the Clinical Journal of Pain assessed whether higher chronic pain acceptance is related to lower use of pain medications in patients with chronic pain and spinal cord injury (SCI).
This year the Global Wellness Institute is introducing Massage Makes Me Happy Day on March 20. Part of the Massage Makes Me Happy Initiative, the goal of the day is to “celebrate the proven physical, emotional, and mental benefits of massage.”
ABMP has learned of an internet-based media company that contacts business owners by phone to offer them a short interview that will run on an internet radio program, but it’s actually a sales strategy.
Performance Health and Massage Envy will award eight $1,000 grants to massage therapy students in 2018 through the Successful Hands Grant Program. Each winner’s school will also receive a $500 grant and a $500 product package.
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) will host its first roundtable discussion on "the vital intersection between human and environmental wellbeing" on March 11, 2018.
A new study published in the Scandanavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports investigated the effect of yoga on adults with metabolic syndrome.