UPDATE: For ongoing mask requirements at Essential Therapy following NC Executive Order 215 changes: Please keep updated here While there is some social debate on the efficacy of masks, the science is pretty solid. An increase in viral load- how much gets into your system- affects how intense your sickness will become. Longer exposure increases […]
WE ARE ACCEPTING VACCINATED CLIENTS AT THIS TIME (2022) UPDATE: Despite the Governor’s announcement, we will be continuing to require masks for your treatments for the time being. After we have reviewed therapist concerns, community spread numbers, and guidance from our professional boards, we will update our policies to reflect our best understanding. Update: As […]
The North Carolina legislature is attempting to undermine the profession of massage. A number of bills have been introduced to create major changes in the profession.
The Board meeting following the end of the public comment period was this past Thursday (June 21). Most of the effects from the meeting were good. By and large, the Board listened to our concerns and some very problematic portions of the regulations were removed, especially the portions that would put most businesses out of […]
Please check back as this post will be expanded as I figure out how to articulate the various items that were addressed. See previous posts here (with sample letter to send to NCBMBT) and here. Overall, the public comment portion of the meeting went very much like we would have wanted it to. I was […]
Updates on Board regulations! Thanks to persistent pressure from therapists and concerned clients, “the Board will vote on April 19, 2018 to amend the proposed rules to delete Rule .1005(1)(d) [minimum room size and 3 feet clearance] and to withdraw that portion of Rule .1005 from the rules to be proposed to the Rules Review […]
URGENT!! Keep your massage therapist from closing! #ShowUsYourLMBTs #LookBeforeYouBookAMassage LookBeforeYouBookAMassage.com Please visit this volunteer organized website for more information on how to protect yourself and the public. In Raleigh? Join us on April 19th to protest the changes proposed by the Board. https://www.facebook.com/events/2137169223197009/ Please check out THIS POST for updates! Recently the North Carolina Board of […]