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Latest Science Indicates Massage Therapy Can Be Effective for Pain, Fatigue & Anxiety

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Emerging research on massage therapy continues to expand knowledge of its benefits for a variety of health conditions. Recent studies reinforce evidence for the efficacy of massage therapy for pain, fatigue and anxiety, which millions of Americans are experiencing.

“With so many people living with chronic pain, it’s important for consumers to know how research is confirming the impact they have seen massage therapy can have on their health,” says AMTA President Christopher Deery in advance of the triannual International Massage Therapy Research Conference being held in Alexandria, Virginia on May 9-10, 2019. “AMTA is committed to advancing research-informed massage therapy practice that is in the best interests of the health of our country.”

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New Educational Tool: AMTA's Massage Therapy in Integrative Care & Pain Management 

Research Roundup: Efficacy of Massage Therapy for Variety of Health Issues 

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