Massage is Good Medicine


New independent clinical studies demonstrate that massage therapy eases pain and improves recovery time for people suffering from lower back injuries and burns.

AMTA is sharing this information reinforcing the health benefits of massage with the media. Be sure to tell your clients about these findings! Access the full Research Roundup »

Massage Therapy Can Help Low-Back Pain

Researchers concluded massage had a positive effect on patients with chronic low-back pain and propose that the use of massage causes fast therapeutic results and that, in practice, it could help to reduce the use of anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of chronic low-back pain. Read more »

Massage to Reduce Burn Scars

Researchers concluded that burn rehabilitation massage therapy is effective in improving pain, itching and scar characteristics in hypertrophic scars after a burn. Read more »

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