Over several months, AMTA has worked with West Virginia’s Attorney General to promote alternatives to opioids for pain. One result of the collaboration is a response from the Attorney General that, “…the massage therapists of West Virginia will be counted on to play a leadership role in ensuring patients have access to adequate pain management.”
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AMTA is continuing to look at collaborating with other states to have them recognize the value massage therapists can provide in easing pain and reducing the use of opioids.
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