New statistics from the AMTA – Massage Woodland Park CO

Massage Woodland Park Co

Massage Woodland Park Co

New statistics from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) show that more Americans are turning to massage for health or medical reasons.  It has long been acknowledged that massage therapy is great for stress relief, Many have enjoyed years of  spa and pampering experiences. Recently, the industry is experiencing growth as people increasingly turn to massage therapy for medical and health issues. The Healing Touch has offered Massage in Woodland Park, CO for over 25 years. We offer both relaxation treatment and massage therapy treatment for Woodland Park, Colorado and the surrounding region.

Massage Woodland Park Co

We firmly believe that the body can begin to heal itself with massage. We offer natural healing modalities. Treatments offered by The Healing Touch include

  • Massage Therapy
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Lymphatic Drainage Visceral Manipulation
  • Reiki

Massage is for medical conditions.

Both men and women utilize massage therapy. Almost equally in number. Most seek treatment at spas and massage centers. The Healing Touch Massage Woodland Park Co massage has a relaxing environment.   Other venues such as medical center or physical therapy centers are available. These are generally less popular.

Massage is more than just relaxation. It is therapy. Recent data from the AMTA reveals that 40 percent of people receiving massage therapy did so for health reasons. They seek treatment for pain management, injury rehabilitation, migraine control, or overall wellness. Over 90% of massage patients agree that massage therapy is effective in reducing pain.

The Healing Touch Massage Woodland Park, CO

We offer a unique experience from one of the most experienced licensed massage therapists in Woodland Park, Colorado – David Mals, LMT.  Call to schedule your appointment to begin your own journey of well being and healing.


Who Gets Massage, Where and Why?

According to the 2011 AMTA consumer survey, an average of 18 percent of adult Americans received at least one massage between July 2010 and July 2011, and an average of 31 percent of adult Americans received a massage in the previous five years.6

In July 2011, 24 percent of women and 13 percent of men reported having a massage in the past twelve months.4

Spas are where most people continue to receive massage, with 23 percent of those surveyed in July 2011 saying they had their last massage at a spa.4

Use of massage remained steady in 2011. However a greater percentage of people received massage for medical or health reasons.4


Forty-four (44) percent of adult Americans who had a massage between July 2010 and July 2011 received it for medical or health reasons compared to 35 percent the previous year.

Of the people who had at least one massage in the last five years, 40 percent reported they did so for health conditions such as pain management, injury rehabilitation, migraine control, or overall wellness.

Ninety (90) percent agree that massage can be effective in reducing pain, up from 86 percent in the 2010 survey.

Twenty-nine percent of massage consumers had a massage for relaxation/stress reduction between July 2010 and July 2011.

Of those who have ever had a massage, fifty-three (53) percent say they have used massage therapy at least one time to relieve and/or manage stress.

****  Data from American Massage Therapy Association

We offer Massage Woodland Park CO for Teller county and the Pikes Peak region.  Whether you are visiting our beautiful Rocky Mountains on vacation, or you live in Woodland Park, CO or Teller Couny; The Healing Touch Massage can offer you convenient appointments with the region’s most experienced licensed massage therapist.

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