Prescription opioids can be used to treat moderate-to-severe pain and are often prescribed following surgery or injury, or for health conditions such as cancer. Opioids carry serious risk of addiction, …read more
The American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) congratulates Glenn M. Hymel and Cynthia Ribeiro as the newest recipients of its Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement Award and the Jerome Perlinski Teacher of …read more
As a world-renowned health and fitness expert, Shaun T understands the importance of self-care for athletes of all types, including massage therapists. He helps millions of people embrace their …read more
AMTA’s National Convention—September 14-16 in Pasadena, California—is the largest event in the massage therapy profession! Connect with like-minded peers, leaders in the massage profession, exhibitors and massage therapy employers for …read more
After years of continued efforts, Indiana is now a licensed state for massage therapists! On May 2, 2017, Governor Eric Holcomb signed HB1289 into law making Indiana the 45th state …read more
Massage therapy can be a physically demanding profession. According to a recent AMTA survey 65 percent of massage therapists are practicing with some level of pain.
And massage therapists—like many wellness …read more