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New Speakers Announced for IMTRC 2019

Pain Management and Massage Therapy  
Pain is a major public health concern, affecting approximately 100 million Americans daily. Attend this session at the International Massage Therapy Research Conference to hear from leading researchers as…


AMTA Congratulates 2018 Award Winners

AMTA celebrates the accomplishments of Jane Johnson, Dr. Bruce Costello, and Barbara “Bobbi” Junod whose enthusiasm and leadership in the massage therapy profession have earned our highest recognition. 
Jane Johnson, Distinguished Service Award 
Jane Johnson is the…


FDA Publishes Final Opioids Blueprint

With input from AMTA and other stakeholders in the fight for safer pain relief options, the final draft of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) blueprint includes a recommendation of…


Pain Awareness Month & Massage Therapy

Pain is a major public health concern, affecting approximately 100 million Americans. Massage therapy is commonly used among people seeking pain management and research has generally supported its use. Gain an understanding…