AMTA-West Virginia Chapter welcomes new members and encourages members to volunteer whenever and wherever possible. Each year, we host two meetings, and offer continuing education opportunities. We encourage all massage therapists in West Virginia to choose AMTA, and welcome all therapists to participate in our many chapter events.

  • Massage for Veterans Resources

    Posted:Monday, May 21, 2018

    Military veterans can face a host of health concerns upon returning from service, from chronic pain related to physical injuries, to emotional and psychological issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    It’s well-established…

  • Research: Massage Therapy for Pain Can Mitigate the Use of Opioids

    Posted:Monday, May 14, 2018

    Massage Therapy for Pain – Mitigating the Overuse of Opioids 

    Research shows massage therapy is a realistic approach to many forms of pain that can either replace use of drugs, such as…

  • AMTA Attends American Academy of Pain Medicine Conference

    Posted:Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    AMTA President Joan Nichols & Government/Industry Relations Director James Specker represented the massage therapy profession at the recent American Academy of Pain Medicine Conference, which focused on managing chronic pain through…

  • Learn to Work with Your Massage Clients in a New Way with Fascial Therapy

    Posted:Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Take In-Depth Continuing Education in Fascial Therapy

    If your clients have postural inefficiencies, movement dysfunction, or scar tissue, they may benefit from fascial therapy. Complete AMTA’s Fascial Therapy Continuing Education Program to learn the art…