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Research

Research to Help Your Massage Practice Thrive

A growing body of research supports massage therapy for health and wellness. Use research to explain the health benefits of massage to your clients, and reference our research on the profession's growth in business planning. Let AMTA empower your massage therapy practice with evidence and information.

New Research: Massage Therapy & Multiple Sclerosis

Results of a recent pilot study showed significant benefits of regular massage over six weeks to reduce pain, fatigue and spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Review the research »

Additional Current Massage Research »


Research on the Massage Therapy Profession

AMTA conducts extensive annual research on consumer behavior, employment trends and other factors influencing the massage therapy profession.

Consumer Survey Fact Sheet »
Massage Profession Research Report »
Industry Survey Fact Sheet »

Massage Information Center

Looking for specific massage therapy practice information? Contact AMTA for custom research services on massage therapy topics.

Massage Therapy Foundation

AMTA is the primary benefactor of the Massage Therapy Foundation, helping MTF carry out its mission and reinforcing AMTA’s goal of evidence-informed massage practice.

"I am very glad to be aligned with a professional organization that gives so much to its members."

Satu F., AMTA member since 2003

We are AMTA

AMTA has long been the leading choice among massage therapists looking to establish themselves within the profession. We provide our members with the strongest benefits and promote massage therapy to the public and health care community.

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