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New Plantar Fasciitis CE

In our brand new online course, learn massage techniques that can help alleviate plantar fasciitis pain.
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September is Pain Awareness Month

During Pain Awareness Month, learn how massage therapy can be an important approach for pain relief. Explore the latest research and resources to better help your clients.
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Distinguished Service Award

AMTA is proud to announce that Ann Blair Kennedy, DrPH is the 2020 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.
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President's Award

AMTA is proud to announce that Doug Nelson is the 2020 recipient of the President's Award.
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Becky Schwoebel Making A Difference Award

We are pleased to share that Patty Phillips is the first recipient of the Becky Schwoebel Making A Difference Award.
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2020 National Award Recipients

AMTA congratulates all the recipients of our 2020 National Awards who’ve contributed greatly to the profession and the association.
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New Stone Massage CE

Discover the benefits of stone massage for headaches and neck pain in our new online course. 
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Communicating with Clients

Get tips to help you effectively communicate with clients as you manage your massage practice during the COVID-19 era.
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Call For Speakers

Submit a proposal to be a speaker at a future AMTA education program and for our online CE courses.
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Massage Consumers and COVID-19

Amidst all of the uncertainty, massage consumers continue to value both the benefits of massage and their relationship with the therapist. 
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AMTA Board of Directors Statement

AMTA opposes all forms of racism and injustice. They are contrary to AMTA’s mission and our Core Value that “we are a diverse and nurturing community working with integrity, respect and dignity”.
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Managing Stress During COVID-19

Take steps to manage stress and improve well-being, even while social distancing.
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Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management Symposium

Massage Therapy Foundation President, Doug Nelson represents AMTA and the massage profession at the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management (AACIPM) virtual symposium. 
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AMTA 2020 National Convention Canceled

AMTA has decided to cancel the 2020 National Convention. 
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AMTA Launches Redesigned Website

This new website will give users easier access to tools, resources and information, especially important at this time.
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COVID-19 Resources for Massage Therapists

Get the latest news on COVID-19 and the massage therapy profession.
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COVID-19 Financial Resources and Relief

Access resources and information about financial relief for small businesses and individuals due to COVID-19.
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Top Benefits of 2019

Get the most out of your membership with these top benefits of 2019.
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Top CE of 2019

Find out which CE courses were the top sellers in 2019.
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2019 Year in Review

Explore the accomplishments AMTA achieved in 2019.
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The US Pain Foundation Recommends Massage Therapy

The U.S. Pain Foundation, with input from AMTA, has recommended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services take a multidisciplinary care approach to pain, including massage therapy.
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AMTA Wins 2019 Gold Circle Award for Excellence in Association Communications

Learn about our Gold Circle award for our opioids campaign.
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AMTA Meets with VA and Medicaid Offices

AMTA volunteer and staff representatives met with Veterans Affairs and Medicaid offices to promote massage therapy.
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Rhode Island Passes New Massage Therapy Bill

The Governor of Rhode Island recently signed a bill that improves standards for the massage therapy profession.
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New Florida Law Requires Public Education on Massage for Pain

Florida has taken a major step toward recognizing massage as an accepted approach to pain management.
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