90% of those surveyed feel that massage therapy can be effective in the reduction of pain.
Of those who say they have had a massage in the past five years, 40% report doing so for health conditions such as pain management, injury rehabilitation, migraine control, or overall wellness.
As of July 2011, more than 39 million American adults discussed massage therapy with their doctors or healthcare providers in the previous year.
Just over 53% of adult Americans got a massage seeking relief from stress.
Massage therapy would be recommended to a relative or someone they know by 69% of Americans.