Research to Help Your Practice Thrive
A growing body of research supports massage therapy for health and wellness. Use research to explain the health benefits of massage to your clients, and reference our research on the profession's growth in business planning. Let AMTA empower your practice with evidence and information.
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Research on the Profession
AMTA conducts extensive annual research on consumer behavior, employment trends and other factors influencing the massage therapy profession.
Consumer Survey Fact Sheet »
Massage Profession Research Report »
Industry Survey Fact Sheet »
Clinical Massage Therapy Research
A growing body of evidence shows that massage therapy can be effective for a variety of health conditions. Stay informed about the most current research.
Massage Therapy Research Roundup »
Massage for Specific Health Conditions »
AMTA Position Statements on Massage »
Massage Information Center
Looking for specific massage therapy practice information? Contact AMTA for custom research services on massage therapy topics.
Massage Therapy Foundation
AMTA is the primary benefactor of the Massage Therapy Foundation, helping MTF carry out its mission and reinforcing AMTA’s goal of evidence-informed massage practice.