The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has written position papers and articles on many of the following. AMTA has done extensive research on these topics. The research shows that massage therapy is “good medicine” for these conditions. If you’d like to learn more, click on the links or ask me at your next appointment. I want to help you feel your best.
Pain Management. Massage therapy can provide significant improvement for pain, anxiety and health-related quality of life for those looking to manage their pain. AMTA has published a research summary on massage and pain.
Medical Conditions/Rehabilitation. Massage therapy can be an effective part of integrative healthcare. Integrative healthcare makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, health care professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.
Mental Health. Massage therapy supports mental health and wellness.
Lifestyle and Monthly Maintenance. Massage therapy can improve health and wellness through its effects on the physical, mental and social well-being of an individual.
- Healthy lifestyle
- Life balance
- Management of chronic conditions