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#sociallyconnectedphysicallydistant

I want to call on us all to keep in touch with your friends, your family, and your colleagues in a different manner: #sociallyconnectedphysicallydistant

Health and Safety practices for Covid-19

IN ORDER TO PROTECT OUR CLIENTS AND THERAPISTS, AS OF 3/20/2020 WE HAVE TEMPORARILY CLOSED OUR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. We hope to reopen to the public in early April. The best way to ensure that this happens is to practice social isolation. Remember, the goal is not to prevent […]

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage Therapy I became interested in research into Lymphedema and Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) due to my relationship to the love of my life of 33 years, my wife.  For as long as I have known her she has suffered with congenital lymphedema ( a birth defect of the lymphatic system). Many […]

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Massage for Coughs and Colds

Q: I have finished taking antibiotics, but this cough has been lingering on for 2 months.  Is there something that can be done? Every year, my wife would get allergies that would bring her immune system down.  Since her body was spending all that time fighting allergies, it was not dedicating enough resources to fight […]

Meet Perry!

I’ve been doing massage over 12 years and I intimidate to learn that their are two main things that are important to be in an excellent massage therapist. One is to be dedicated student of anatomy and physiology. The more knowledge the therapist has about the tissues, the connective tissues, the fascia, the joints, the […]

UPDATE 2019 Laws against massage

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.

UPDATE regarding License establishment laws

Back in October, the amended establishment rules were sent to the Rules Review Commission. While the rules are still not ideal for actually preventing the type of trafficking we see in our industry, they were no longer in danger of putting a large percentage of legitimate but small businesses out of practice. However, there was […]

BOARD MEETING June 21st Regulation Updates

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 […]

Update following 4/19 Board Meeting

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 […]