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.