Massage therapy is an accepted treatment modality. Massage therapists are licensed in all of the states in the U.S. except Alaska, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Wyoming. The earliest licensure law enacted for massage therapists was in Florida in 1943, followed in 1947 by Hawaii, then Oregon and Arkansas in 1951. People who need to…

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Massage therapy is an effective intervention in a wide variety of situations. Beyond just making you feel good, it has important applications in assisting with healing from many traumas. Massage therapy for hospitalized patients In a project headed by Marlaine Smith of the University of Colorado done in 1999, Smith and her colleagues in the…

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