One of the nation’s largest massage associations this week released a recap of its top accomplishments in 2011. Among the achievements noted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) were:

• the association’s release of annual research on the massage therapy profession

• publication of health care career success guides

• growth of the association’s mentoring program

• a partnership with the American Heart Association

• the association’s National Massage Therapy Awareness Week

• election of a national board of directors

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