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Join Thought Leaders - Learn the Latest Research at IMTRC 2019!
Oct 22, 2018
Every three years, the Massage Therapy Foundation brings together thought leaders in the profession to discuss the latest research at the International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC).
Massage Therapy Can Reduce the Cost of the National Opioid Crisis
Oct 17, 2018
New research indicates the use of massage therapy instead of opioid medication (for conditions where massage is proven effective) can reduce costs to the American economy by up to $25.99 billion annually.
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.

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