Results from the 16th annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) reveal more consumers are incorporating massage therapy into their regular health-and-wellness regimens to assist with medical conditions.

According to the survey, 75 percent of respondents claimed the primary reason for receiving a massage in the past 12 months was medical (43 percent) and stress (32 percent) related.

For an expanded article on this topic, see “Clients Educated on Massage,” in the News section of the December issue of MASSAGE Magazine.

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