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Grow your network at the AMTA 2019 Schools Summit!
Oct 15, 2018
Claim your spot now at the 2019 AMTA Schools Summit, taking place this year from February 21-22 in beautiful Charlotte, NC. This is your chance to grow your professional network at the largest gathering of massage schools in the country while learning what you need to know to help your school thrive.
FDA Publishes Final Opioids Blueprint
Oct 4, 2018
With input from AMTA and other stakeholders in the fight for safer pain relief options, the final draft of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) blueprint includes a recommendation of complementary therapies as defined by NIH/NCCIH.
AMTA Congratulates 2018 Award Winners
Oct 4, 2018
AMTA celebrates the accomplishments of Jane Johnson, Dr. Bruce Costello, and Barbara "Bobbi" Junod whose enthusiasm and leadership in the massage therapy profession have earned our highest recognition.
Hands-On Sports Massage Continuing Education Workshops
Sep 27, 2018
Earn 8.5 hands-on CE credits that count toward the AMTA/NCBTMB Sports Massage Specialty Certificate Program.
Why Cancer Patients Should Consider Massage Therapy
Sep 26, 2018
Learn how massage therapy can be a powerful healing intervention for those dealing with cancer.
Celebrate AMTA's National Massage Therapy Awareness Week
Sep 24, 2018
AMTA members are invited to promote the massage therapy profession and their practices during AMTA's 22nd annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week, October 21-27, 2018.
Research Indicates Efficacy of Massage Therapy for Variety of Health Issues
Sep 18, 2018
Years of research evidence support the efficacy of massage therapy for many important health treatments, especially for pain relief and pain management.
New AMTA Publication: Massage Therapy in Integrative Care & Pain Management
Sep 17, 2018
AMTA has published a new resource document for members, exploring massage therapy's efficacy for specific health conditions as well as its economic value as part of an integrative approach to care and pain management.
3 Ways to Get the Most From Your Mentoring Experience
Sep 11, 2018
AMTA's Mentoring Program is a great way for new massage therapists to learn about the profession or help professionals make a career change.
AMTA Reaching Out to 700 Medicare Advantage Plans
Sep 4, 2018
Based on recommendations from CMS, AMTA is reaching out to the nearly 700 Medicare Advantage plans around the country, with the goal of educating these providers about making massage therapy a covered benefit.

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