Find a Massage in Oklahoma
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Massage therapists in Oklahoma are licensed and supervised by the Massage Therapy Advisory Board. Massage therapy involves stroking, kneading, vibrating, or manipulating the structure of the human body with the intent of reducing stress; increasing muscle tone, relaxation, and blood circulation; and treating health conditions. The Massage Therapy Advisory Board acts to maintain high professional standards among massage therapists in Oklahoma, safeguard public health and welfare, and protect residents of the state from unqualified or incompetent practitioners.
Massage therapy is beneficial for a number of adverse health issues such as fibromyalgia, chronic stress, headaches, anxiety, insomnia, sports injuries, soft tissue strains, and digestive concerns. It is also very effective in promoting feelings of connection, care, and comfort. In Oklahoma, massage therapists may provide massage treatment in hospitals, clinics, spas, nursing homes, health clubs, salons, or private homes.
In 2015, an estimated 440 people worked as licensed massage therapists in Oklahoma. These healthcare professionals serve 3.9 million residents in the state and earn an annual average wage of $38,440.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2016). Occupational employment and wages, may 2015: 31-9011 massage therapists. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319011.htm
- Massage Therapy Advisory Board. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.ok.gov/cosmo/Massage_Therapy/index.html
- Mayo Clinic. (2015). Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/massage/art-20045743
- United States Census Bureau. (n.d.). Quickfacts: Oklahoma. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045216/40