Heart Health + Massage Therapy


February is American Heart Month, and massage therapy is one way to help lower blood pressure and control stress. Find out how massage therapy can play an important role in cardiovascular health.

1. Healthy Heart | Massage Therapy Journal

Learn more about managing the risk factors for heart disease, as well as the role massage therapy can play. Read on »

2. Cardiovascular Health & Massage Therapy | 2.5 Credit Hours

Delve into risk factors, medications and symptoms to look for in clients with cardiovascular disease, as well as the proven benefits of massage therapy. Register for this online course »

3. Seven Small Tips to Big Changes | American Heart Association 

AMTA partnered with the American Heart Association to provide massage therapists and their clients tips on cardivascular health. Download handout »

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