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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.
Living Right: Recharging Your Passion
Dec 18, 2013
Shorter days and the demands of the holiday season can leave many of us feeling overextended, both personally and professionally. Recognize the signs of burnout before they take hold.
In Season: Don’t Let Holiday Stress Hijack Your Health
Dec 18, 2013
While it’s called the "season of joy, this time of year is usually hectic and taxing. Research shows that massage therapy can help reduce stress and improve your overall health this holiday season and all year-round.
Holiday Shopping? Give the Gift of Massage!
Dec 18, 2013
Show your friends and family you have a stake in their health and wellness by giving them the gift of massage. There's no better time of year to treat those close to you to a massage, a proven stress reliever.
In Your Community: National Massage Therapy Awareness Week Is Oct. 20-26
Oct 15, 2013
AMTA members across the country will be sharing the benefits of massage therapy and more during National Massage Therapy Awareness Week® (NMTAW).
In Season: Nurture Your Body & Mind
Oct 15, 2013
During the warmer months while you were spending spare time enjoying good food and light drinks, you may have put your health and wellness on the backburner. This fall, take steps to make your health a priority again.
Living Right: An Acoustic Remedy for Improved Sleep
Aug 20, 2013
Regular massage therapy has been shown to help with some sleep difficulties. Binaural beat therapy has also been shown to improve sleep, decrease anxiety and deepen relaxation.
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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