News 2018-01-19T22:56:11+00:00
Jan31st, 2018

Welcome to the AMTA Florida Chapter’s new website!

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Chapter News|

We have been working very hard this past year to improve our communication with membership, and this website tops the cake! We aim to bring you organized information, informative and timely news posts, easily understood education events and access to board of directors information. Our favorite aspects of the new amtaflorida.org are the Committees page and the Calendar. The Committees page is pleasantly organized and beneficial to review. You can understand what your Board of Directors and Volunteers do for Florida state chapter of AMTA. After familiarizing yourself with the functioning of AMTA Florida, please consider volunteering you time. We hope to continue building our AMTA-FL team in order expand chapter benefits and networking opportunities in regards to location and frequency. Our new calendar provides an easily updated and user friendly system to keep you informed as Education or Networking events are organized. You can browse future or past events

Sep2nd, 2017

AMTA Florida’s Efforts at FIU Shelter After Hurricane Irma

By | September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Chapter News|

Like the somber memories of Hurricane Andrew, Hurricane Irma will be one of those weather events remembered for the impact it left on the residents of Florida. Bracing for its impact, the State of Florida exercised a great preparation and response plan, especially for those counties expected to endure the major brunt of the storm. Florida International University availed its campus in order to shelter a number of Key West residents, and no sooner were they cleared to return home, Hurricane Maria devastated the islands of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and a number of others, forcing the evacuation of a significant number of residents, many patients with significant medical needs. The following is a snapshot of how AMTA found a role in the disaster response phase, supporting the medical teams assigned to tend to this emerging crisis, highlighting the fact that massage therapy has a significant impact and role