Useful Links

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA):  www.amtamassage.org

AMTA Page on massage therapy for health conditions.

AMTA Page 25 Reasons to Get a Massage

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB): www.ncbtmb.org

Myofascial Release Article on Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myofascial_release

Touch Research Institute:   http://www6.miami.edu/touch-research/

Rolfing/Structural Integration:  http://www.rolfing.org/

Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP):  www.ascpskincare.com

Massage History Timeline: http://www.massageschoolnotes.com/the-timeline-history-of-massage/

Massage Warehouse:  http://www.massagewarehouse.com/

Bodywork Mall:  www.bodyworkmall.com

WebMD Article on Massage Style and Health BenefitsClick here

What is Draping?  Click here.

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) Article on Benefits of Massage:  http://www.massagetherapy.com/articles/index.php/article_id/1080/The-Benefits-of-Frequent-Massage

Simplified/Short list of Massage Contraindication:  http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/knowing-when-not-to-massage.html

State of Maryland Massage Board Website:  http://dhmh.maryland.gov/massage/SitePages/Home.aspx

 

Here’s a decent list of references for massage therapy:

http://www.mymassagetherapy.com/referenceOLD.htm

 

Massage Magazines/Journals:

*** Massage Magazine:  www.massagemag.com

*** Massage and Bodywork Magazine:  www.massageandbodywork.com

*** Massage Therapy Journal:  www.amtamassage.org/articles/3/mtj/index.html

*** Massage Therapy Canada:  http://www.massagetherapycanada.com/

*** International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork:

http://www.ijtmb.org/index.php/ijtmb/index

 

Videos:

YouTube videos on “What To Expect in a Massage Session”:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=what+to+expect+when+getting+a+massage

 

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