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When I began my training in palliative and end-of-life care, I watched peers laugh and roll their eyes about the inevitable question, “How can you do that kind of work?” Inwardly, I chuckled to myself because I knew that the...

Wednesday morning I woke up feeling off, just a little tired. It was easy to think I just didn’t have enough sleep. A few hours later, when I felt achy all over and developed a headache, I started to get...

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards convened a task force a few weeks ago to put their giant-sized brains together to outline some real guidelines for massage therapists practicing in a variety of settings for safe practice during COVID-19.   These...

If another AMTA chapter president calls or emails me for advice and love, I’m going to reach out to National for alimony. I love AMTA chapter leaders. Always have. They are the hard-scrabble true advocates on the ground who really...

Man, I miss my clients. I hope they miss me. The people I touch are a huge part of my life and even of who I am. Over the past few years, I have made my private practice smaller to...

A bill has been introduced in Maine, HB 0255, “An Act To Define Licensed Massage Therapists as Health Care Practitioners,” clarifies that massage therapists and massage practitioners are healthcare practitioners and that massage therapy is a healthcare practice. I suspect that...