About Medical Massage
Practitioners of America:
Practitioners of America (MMPA) has been founded by Herbert Levin L.M.T. M.M.P. and Beatrix Levin
in 2002. Herb and Beatrix had the vision of creating an
organization which would enable the Massage Therapist to gain the skills
necessary to become part of the Medical Massage Therapy Profession thereby helping the Massage
Therapist to create a more successful and rewarding career.
Herb Levin L.M.T. M.M.P. has been a practicing Massage Therapist since 1979. He
was the owner and director of 'The Healing Center' in Atlantic City, New
Jersey a multidisciplinary treatment facility combining multiple forms
of Massage Therapy and nutritional consulting.
Herb has maintained a Medical Massage oriented
practice supported entirely by client and physician referrals since
Herb is certified in Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
and has advanced training in Myofascial and other structural bodywork
systems as well as having over 20 years experience in yoga, meditation
and breath work. He has expanded the Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
technique by including Orthopedic Assessment, Muscle Tests, Fascial Spreading,
Trigger Point Therapy, Moving Palpation, Positional Release, and Rehabilitative
Herb has been a member of the American
Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Florida State Massage Therapy
Association (FSMTA) since
1984 and was the President of the Broward Chapter from 1986 - 1989 and
Chairman of the Board in 1990 and 1991. He was awarded the
'Therapist of the Year for 1993' by the FSMTA Broward Chapter and was
the featured presenter at the 1994 Florida Chiropractic Association
Herb Levin is one of the foremost authorities on
insurance billing for the Medical Massage Therapist. He was actively
involved in creating the legislation enabling the Massage Therapist to
bill for their services. He has taught
thousands of Massage Therapists to successfully work within the Medical
Massage and Insurance reimbursement realm. Herb has been teaching
'Insurance Billing & Practice Building', 'A Day of the Back', 'A Day
of the Neck', 'Understanding Postural Distortion', 'Upper Extremities'
and 'Lower Extremities' to therapists throughout the United States since
Levin is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic
Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider under Category A.
Provider #: 158490-00.
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is the co-founder of Medical
Massage Practitioners of America and played an active role in the
creation of this state of the art Medical Massage training program.
With her deep insight in
the business aspects, the health aspects as well as an excellent
understanding of adult education, Medical Massage Practitioners of
America has become a well-respected organization over the years.
Beatrix Levin majored in Business Administration
and was awarded a degree in Social and Economic Science from
the Vienna University of Economics in Vienna, Austria.