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  • AB-120 (Health Care Provider Apology) signed into Law

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Date of enactment: April 8, 2014 2013 Assembly Bill 120 Date of publication*: April 9, 2014 * Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after...
  • Tailor your Convention Experience

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Experience Excellence At the AMTA 2014 National Convention learn new techniques in a hands-on class, or broaden your knowledge with courses in business, research, ethics and teaching. As you customize your class selection, rest assured knowing each course is of the highest quality. Our carefully selected education is rigorously vetted and...
  • Enormous Thanks for Generous Contributions to our Spring 2014 conference

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    A wide variety of products and samples were provided by the following companies.

    These were used as Door Prizes and Complimentary Items for the attendees of AMTA WI Chapter August 2013 Fall Educational Conference and Chapter Meetings. 

    THANK YOU for your contributions!

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  • Pharmacology and Massage Therapy

    Monday, April 7, 2014

    Pharmacology and Massage Therapy By: Susan G. Salvo. MEd LMT Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. —Marie Curie Many of your clients use drugs to reduce pain, to minimize disease complications, as hormone replacement therapy, or to decrease anxiety and depression just to name a few. Drugs can be administered orally,...
  • Taking The Pain Out Of Migraines

    Monday, April 7, 2014

    Taking The Pain Out Of Migraines By Kelly Lott, LMT, MTI, NCBTMB, CIMI Each year approximately 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. As stress levels, hormonal imbalances and environmental toxins reach an all time high this number is predicted to steadily rise. As a massage therapist in today’s marketplace it’s...
  • Susan Salvo Receives AMTA’s First Dianne Polseno Award

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Susan Salvo Receives AMTA’s First Dianne Polseno Award The American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) congratulates Susan Salvo as the first recipient of its Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement Award. Susan opened the Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy (Lake Charles, LA) in 1987 and continues to teach at the school and present massage...
  • Performance Health Acquires Bon Vital

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Performance Health Acquires Bon Vital Massage Today April, 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 0 Performance Health, primarily known in the massage world as the makers of Biofreeze, recently acquired Bon Vital, Inc., a wel-known manufacturer of topical products serving the massage and spa professions. "Bon Vital is recognized for its broad offering...