Manage Your Arthritis Pain With Massage Therapy

Health and wellness outlet Everyday Health discusses how massage therapy can help those dealing with ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis.

Get the most out of your massage:

  • AMTA member Dolly Wallace notes that massage can help with mobility and pain management.
  • Consult with your massage therapist to create a custom treatment plan. They'll take into account your current pain levels and muscle inflammation.
  • Speak up if you're in pain so your therapist can adjust the pressure level and technique.
  • Find a qualified massage therapist who has experience with arthritis. Visit to search by location and specialty.

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Kim K., AMTA member since 2003

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