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Such as The Cleveland Browns are trying to navigate The controversy surrounding quarterback Deshaun Watson and the length of time he will be suspended, a potential new controversy looms.
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) will host its annual conference in Cleveland from August 24-27. Watson was suspended from six games Monday for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy.
The suspension comes after 24 lawsuits accusing Watson of sexual misconduct during massage therapy appointments.
The The NFL appealed the decision By independent discipline officer Sue L.
In a statement, the AMTA had harsh words for the “relatively light punishment” handed over to Watson.
“Massage therapists should never have to put up with behavior outside the confines of a therapeutic massage therapy in a massage session,” AMTA said in a statement.
AMTA firmly believes that any customer who crosses the line for inappropriate touching should do so Facing legal consequences. It is disappointing to see such a relatively light penalty from the NFL imposed on Deshaun Watson in their findings regarding his violation of the league’s personal conduct policy.
“If the NFL is concerned about professionalism and upholding the league’s high standards, creating a safe workplace for all members of its Athlete Care teams should be a priority. We hope the league will take measures to ensure that massage therapists on Team Browns and throughout the NFL, In addition to those who support individual athletes, are able to work in a safe and professional environment.”
Watson denied anything Injustice settled With 23 of 24 accused of it.
Massage therapists work every day to help clients relieve pain, discomfort, stress and Medical Case Management“Make a real difference to their clients, especially for the millions of Americans who suffer from chronic pain,” said Michael Colizza, AMTA’s national president. Massage is and should always be about health and well-being in a safe environment whether an athlete or any other client.”
The Browns open their pre-season schedule against the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 12.