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Research Confirms Massage Therapy is Serious Medicine.

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has published scientific and medical research confirming that therapeutic massage has clinical benefits far beyond relaxation.

Reports from NIH and the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) support massage as an effective therapy in the treatment of Continue reading

Scientific Studies on the Many Benefits of Massage

You know that a massage feels good. But are you aware of all the benefits of a good massage? An April 19, 2014 Huffington Post article recaps recent several scientific studies that prove what we massage therapists have long known to be true. Clients who have one or more massage treatments often give us feedback about their: Continue reading

Massage Students Learn Research Skills at CHAI

Massage Students Learn Research Skills at CHAI

Twenty years ago, only a handful of researchers such as Tiffany Field, Ph.D., director of the Touch Research Institute, regularly published articles in Western medical journals. Today, scientific literature proving the efficacy of massage therapy is dramatically on the rise. Massage students need to know how to find, review and interpret these medical findings in order to communicate intelligently with their clients, peers, and the medical community. Continue reading