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The following position statements were approved by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) House of Delegates.
Massage as a Component of Integrative Health Care
Massage Can Improve Health and Wellness
Massage Therapy for Anxiety
Massage Therapy Can Help Improve SleepMassage Therapy as Beneficial Part of Integrative Treatment Plan for FibromyalgiaMassage Therapy Can be Effective for Low Back Pain
Massage Can Reduce Symptoms of Depression
Massage Therapy for Those Who ExerciseMassage Can Be Effective for Tension Headaches
Massage Can Aid in Pain ReliefMassage Therapy Can Improve the Quality of Life for Those in Hospice and Palliative Care
Massage Therapy May Benefit NewbornsMassage Therapy Can Be a Valuable Component of a Wellness ProgramMassage Therapy Can Aid in Postoperative Pain Relief
Massage Therapy Can Relieve Stress
"As a professional member of AMTA, I have found comfort in knowing that all the effort I put into obtaining my massage certification is recognized and protected. AMTA standards validate the profession."
—Kim K., AMTA member since 2003
AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.
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