AMTA actively works for fair and consistent licensing of massage therapy in all 50 states as well as U.S. territories. Collaborating with a wide variety of healthcare organizations, AMTA volunteers and staff strive to enhance the reputation and acceptance of massage therapy and the crucial role of professional massage therapists.
Learn about and support AMTA’s massage therapy advocacy.
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Learn about AMTA's advocacy efforts at the federal level to advance the massage therapy profession.
State and Local Priorities
Learn about AMTA's advocacy efforts to support massage therapy practice at the state and local levels.
Find resources to use with clients and other healthcare practitioners about the important role of message therapy for health and wellness.
The U.S. Pain Foundation, with input from AMTA, has recommended the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) take a multidisciplinary, multimodal care approach to acute and chronic pain, including massage therapy.