e-touch: Consumer E-Newsletter

AMTA's e-touch is a quarterly, e-newsletter geared toward massage therapy consumers. Regular features include massage in the news, health and wellness tips, and massage in your community.

Consumers can subscribe to this free, e-newsletter to keep on top of the latest trends in massage therapy and wellness. Or, massage therapists can email this informative e-newsletter to their clients.

Massage and Depression
Jun 25, 2014
Some promising research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression may be positively affected through massage therapy.
Massage for Seasonal Allergies
Jun 25, 2014
For some, the winter of 2014 has had a lingering effect: a longer allergy season. Massage therapy has been shown to help with the symptoms created by seasonal allergies.
Massage Therapy for Inflammation After Exercise
Jun 25, 2014
Research indicates that massage therapy reduces inflammation of skeletal muscle acutely damaged through exercise.
In the News: Massage and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jun 24, 2013
Research published on the National Institute of Health’s database by the Touch Research Institute shows that when given to patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis in their arms and hands, massage therapy can decrease pain.
In The News: Massage for Reduced Pain in Cardiac Surgery Patients
Aug 20, 2013
A 2012 study reported that during a randomized trial, researchers found massage therapy was more beneficial for cardiac surgery patients who were involved in the same study and received an equal amount of rest time.

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