Updated for 2017! AMTA Massage Profession Research Report

A detailed report focused on the meaning of massage therapy profession research for massage schools and their students was released and discussed at the AMTA 2017 Massage Schools Summit in Boston, Massachusetts, the largest gathering of massage therapy schools and educators.

According to the report, 22 percent of massage therapy consumers received their last massage at a spa, followed by 18 percent at the massage therapist's office and 9 percent at a franchise or chain.

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Review More Data on the Massage Therapy Profession

Inform your massage therapy practice with research on the massage profession. Get information on massage therapy as a career, consumer use of massage and more.

Read the massage profession research fact sheet

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