Links and Information
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork is an independent body that administers a national test for massage therapists and approves education providers in all 50 states. In order to maintain certification, a therapist must adhere to the NCB code of ethics, complete continuing education classes and pay a renewal fee every 4 years.
An introduction to massage therapy from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
A study on the effects of touch therapy on the anxiety and fatigue levels of cancer patients.
A study on the effects of meditation and massage on the stress levels of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their partners.
Massage Today - An online massage therapy journal with articles on research studies and new therapies.
Delaware Board of Massage and Bodywork - Rules and regulations for practicing massage therapy in Delaware.