The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is educating the general public about the health benefits of massage therapy. Specifically, the AMTA is utilizing new research that looks at the effects of massage on conditions and populations, according to an association press release.

Last week, the AMTA announced it had distributed to news organizations and media outlets “a Research Roundup of four recent massage therapy research studies that indicate strong benefits of massage for various health issues–the pain of osteoarthritis of the knee, inflammation after exercise, chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia.”

Read the press release here.