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View and download the list of available from the Board of Physical Therapy. These documents provide information or guidance to the public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations.

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Today, massage therapy is part of many physical rehabilitation programs. It has also proven beneficial for many chronic conditions, including low back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, high blood pressure, diabetes, immunity suppression, infertility, smoking cessation, depression, and more. And, as many millions will attest, massage helps relieve the stress and tension of everyday living.

 

Massage | S.O.A.R. Physical Therapy


Massage, bodywork and somatic therapies are defined as the application of various techniques to the muscular structure and soft tissues of the human body.


The Board of Physical Therapy would like to share with you the top three types of cases that came before the board during FY15 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015) and that resulted in disciplinary action:


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There are more than 250 different types of massage, bodywork, and somatic therapies. Depending on the type of therapy, techniques may include stroking, kneading, tapping, compression, vibration, rocking, friction, pressure to the muscles and other soft tissues, passive or active movement, and/or techniques intended to affect the energetic systems of the body. Oils, lotions, or powders may be used to reduce friction on the skin. .

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Originally published in Body Sense magazine, Fall 2001

Massage, bodywork and somatic therapies specifically exclude diagnosis, prescription, manipulation or adjustments of the human skeletal structure, or any other service, procedure or therapy which requires a license to practice orthopedics, physical therapy, podiatry, chiropractic, osteopathy, psychotherapy, acupuncture, or any other profession or branch of medicine.

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Regardless of the reasons we seek it out—a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management, or injury rehabilitation—massage therapy can be a powerful addition to your healthcare regimen. Among other benefits, massage can:

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This information has been added to assist the public in understanding Physical Therapy practice and selecting a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant.