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State's massage therapy legislation stuck in dark ages

By Amy Mattila, Wellness Educator, Health Coach, Author 

As a wellness coach, I see the world with a holistic mind set, and when working with clients, they often ask for ways to manage stress levels. 544 more words

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MN statewide massage therapist registration increases income potential

By Michael Anderson, BCTMB FMT, Board Certified Massage Therapist

Why do I support statewide registration for massage therapists? Because as a nationally board certified massage therapist, I want to reach the largest possible target audience to maximize my income potential. 441 more words

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A few points about the Minnesota Massage Therapy and Bodywork Act

By ALMT staff

For those who have been following the MN Massage Therapy and Bodywork Act, we’ve been working on the legislation for years. Many in the industry are supportive of the legislation, but many are not for various reasons, including the worry that the push for “voluntary” registration might lead to “mandatory” registration. 459 more words

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Visiting Nurses and Health pros reaching out to seniors

Visiting nurses help prevent emergencies. They provide one on one care at home and for others who live alone, they are part of the family and core support group providing care with love and compassion. 323 more words

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Cosmetologists are regulated, why not massage therapists?

By Carol Einwalter, LMT, NCBTMB, President, North Shore Health Therapies, Inc. 

I’ve been a massage therapist in Minnesota since 1986. The area where I work is one of the very few locations in the United States with no laws regulating massage therapy. 620 more words

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Professional recognition required for MTs to be on cutting edge

By Deb Frank, BCTMB, MSW

I have been practicing massage therapy for almost 16 years. People have come to me for various reasons ranging from sports injuries and maintenance during training to chronic repetitive use injuries, motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, biomechanical restructuring, stress reduction, and emotional balancing. 353 more words

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