Stressed? Massage Therapy Can Help

Stress is common in today's fast-paced world, but it can take harmful physical and emotional tolls if it's not managed properly. Massage therapy is one way to help manage your stress.

Massage Therapy + Stress Relief

    • Recent research suggests that the symptoms of stress, as well as anxiety and depression, may be directly affected with massage therapy.
    • Studies show that massage therapy can reduce stress significantly on physical and psychological levels including decreased blood pressure and heart rate, as well as significant changes in emotional states.
    • According to AMTA's 2016 Consumer Survey, 28% of individuals claim their primary reason for receiving a massage in the previous 12 months was stress related.

Related: Relief Within Reach: Massage & Stress | 2.5 Credit Hours

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Members of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) are the most trusted massage therapists in the United States.

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"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