Massage Therapy an Alternative to Opioids

Massage Therapy an Alternative to Opioids

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Massage Therapy an Alternative to Opioids-by the leading liability insurance for massage therapy-AMC

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 11% of adults experience daily pain, millions of Americans are treated with prescription opioids for chronic pain, and close to 12 million Americans, aged 12 or older reported misuse of opioids.

There is now a growing body of research about the efficacy of massage therapy in pain management. Mayo Clinic revealed evidence for positive outcomes of massage therapy in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis; and in addressing lower back pain, researchers at the University of Kentucky found massage to be an effective treatment, particularly with adults over 50.

Today more than ever, practitioners and researchers are exploring different ways that massage can help in the growing opiate crisis. Massage therapists are now trained in many techniques, individually tailored toward their clients’ specific needs. Patients with a range of conditions are reporting significant benefits.

The most successful massage therapist understands their clients expect relief for both emotional and physical tension and pain, thus providing hands-on caregiving therapy that offers a balance between empathy, compassion, and professionalism.

Having comprehensive liability insurance for massage therapy also guarantees a level of confidence and is a best business practice. The American Massage Council (AMC) offers the most affordable and reliable professional liability insurance for massage therapy coverage and more.

Professional liability insurance for massage therapy with American Massage Council offers peace of mind that you will be protected in your day-to-day massage practice so you can do what you love, helping others.

At the American Massage Council, we believe the more we help you, the more you will help others.

 

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