In the News

  • Douglas Nelson Elected Massage Therapy Foundation President-Elect
  • For Immediate Release Media contact: Mandy Vukits 847.905.1511 avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org For Immediate Release The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the election of Douglas Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, CNMT as President-Elect. Nelson began his career in massage therapy in 1977 and currently maintains an active clinical practice. His specific interest in massage


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Selects Team of Runners for 2017 Boston Marathon
  • Media Contact: Mandy Vukits, Communications Manager avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org 847-905-1511 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Massage Therapy Foundation Selects Team of Runners for 2017 Boston Marathon The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is pleased to announce its 2017 Boston Marathon Running for Research Team. The runners are: Christine Bailor-Goodlander, Vincent Dufort, Jodi Newman, and Collette Wilson. This is the Foundation’s


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Announces 2016 Student Case Report Contest Winners
  • Media contact: Mandy Vukits 847-905-1511 avukits@massagetherpyfoundation.org For Immediate Release Massage Therapy Foundation Announces 2016 Student Case Report Contest Winners The Massage Therapy Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Student Practitioner Case Report Contest. This year, the Grand Prize Gold Award has been awarded to Alta Schwab from the Center for Neuromatic


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Announces 2016 Community Service Grantees
  • For Immediate Release Media contact: Mandy Vukits 847-905-1511 avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org For Immediate Release Massage Therapy Foundation Announces 2016 Community Service Grantees The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is pleased to announce the funding of four Community Service Grants for the 2016 granting cycle. Massage Therapy for Immigrant Survivors Organization: Program for Torture Victims Project Leader: Carol Gomez


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Announces Jean Shea as the John Balletto Distinguished Service Award Recipient
  • Media contact: Mandy Vukits Communications Manager 847-905-1511 avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org   Massage Therapy Foundation President Jerrilyn Cambron, LMT, DC, MPH, PhD announced Jean Shea from BIOTONE as the Massage Therapy Foundation John Balletto Distinguished Service Award recipient during the 2016 American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) convention held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Shea was recognized for her service to


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Honors John Balletto
  • Media Contact: Mandy Vukits, Communications Manager avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org 847-905-1511 The Massage Therapy Foundation is pleased to announce that our Distinguished Service Award will now be called the John Balletto Distinguished Service Award. John Balletto, LMT, BSc, CKTP is a licensed massage therapist, author, educator, researcher, and certified KinesioTaping® Practitioner in a private practice in Providence, Rhode


  • Glenath Moyle, LMT Receives the Performance Health / Massage Therapy Foundation 2016 Humanitarian Award
  • CONTACT: Jane Steger 216-731-1280 jsteger@performancehealth.com Akron, Ohio – November 17, 2016 – Glenath Moyle was presented the 2016 Performance Health / Massage Therapy Foundation Humanitarian Award at the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) National Convention held in Milwaukee, WI last month. Performance Health, manufacturer and marketer of Biofreeze®, Bon Vital’®, Thera°Pearl®, Prossage®, TheraBand™ and Cramer®


  • Massage Therapy Foundation Awards One Research Grantee in 2016
  • The Massage Therapy Foundation is pleased to announce the funding of one research grant in the field of massage therapy for the 2016 granting cycle. Since 1993, the Foundation has sought to fund important research in the field of massage therapy to advance the profession. This year’s $30,000 research grant has been awarded to Niki


  • New Research Analysis Indicates Value of Massage Therapy for Surgical Pain
  • Ron Precht, Senior Manager, Communications American Massage Therapy Association 500 Davis Street, Suite 900 Evanston, IL 60201 tel. 847-905-1649 | amtamassage.org rprecht@amtamassage.org For Immediate Release Media Contact: Ron Precht 847-905-1649 New Research Analysis Indicates Value of Massage Therapy for Surgical Pain EVANSTON, Ill. September 14, 2016 – Based on the evidence, massage therapy can be


  • New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Shows Promise for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients
  • Ron Precht, Senior Manager, Communications American Massage Therapy Association 500 Davis Street, Suite 900 Evanston, IL 60201 tel. 847-905-1649 | amtamassage.org rprecht@amtamassage.org For Immediate Release Media Contact: Ron Precht 847-905-1649   EVANSTON, Ill. August 17, 2016 – Based on the evidence, massage therapy shows promise for reducing pain intensity/severity, fatigue, and anxiety in cancer populations