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Relief Within Reach: Massage & Stress

$37.00 members / $62.00 nonmembers     2.5 credit hours

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See how massage therapy can help clients by understanding the signs and symptoms, and understand the underlying causes of stress and the way it affects the body. Get tips on marketing the benefits of massage to clients struggling with stress.


Better understand stress, its effects, symptoms and usual populations. Learn about the role massage therapy can play in a stress management plan, including recent research on the benefits of massage that will aid you in marketing to a stress-plagued clientele. When you finish this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how research can help you expand your practice to stressed clients.
  • Describe stress, stressors and ways to manage stress.
  • Define the physiological and behavioral effects of stress.
  • Describe who suffers from stress and how to market and manage massage therapy treatment for them.


This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

About the author(s)

Helen Tosch is an award-winning writer and editor with more than 14 years of experience editing and writing for a variety of audiences and professions. She’s written for a variety of online and print publications and has an extensive background in writing for varying health care organizations, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Assurant Health.

Course approval codes

MS #186; LCEU0001614

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.


Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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