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- 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.
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