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MASSAGE OR BODYWORK THERAPIST
License Description A massage therapist or bodyworker is a person who engages in the science and healing art that uses manual actions to palpate and manipulate the soft tissue of the human body and includes determining whether massage therapy or bodywork is appropriate or contraindicated, or whether referral to another health care practitioner is appropriate. Massage therapy or bodywork does not include making a medical diagnosis or instructing in or prescribing rehabilitative strengthening or conditioning exercises that are within the practice of physical therapy. An individual may practice massage therapy or bodywork without obtaining certification, but may not use certain titles without obtaining certification.
Licensing Agency
WI Department of Safety and Professional Services
Division of Professional Credential Processing
1400 E. Washington Ave., P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
(608) 266 2112
Active Status Active
Active Military/Veterans Fees are reduced for military and spouses
Continuing Education Continuing education required to maintain license
Criminal Record No criminal record prohibitions
Education Specific course required
Exam Third-party exam required
License Type Stand-alone license
License Updated 12/01/2020
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