Massage Therapy Can be Effective for Low Back Pain
It is the position of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) that massage therapy can be effective in reducing low back pain.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Back pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the United States.”1
Research has shown that massage can:
decrease low back pain
decrease disability associated with low back pain
demonstrates decreased pain and disability over time
decrease anxiety/depression associated with low back pain
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