"I am a massage therapy teacher at a local career college in Anchorage. I became aware of the little-advertised proposal to license massage therapists and other body workers under the Ak Chiropractic Board. I have heard rumors of requiring massage…"
A current attempt by the Alaska Chiropractic board to license massage therapy under their board, has sparked some life back into the Alaskan massage therapy community regarding licensing. Alaska AMTA chapter has for many years been trying to get massage licensing for the state. The most recent and most serious attempt was about 2-3 years ago. After a year of endless researching other state legislation on massage, contacting out of state massage therapists about what worked for them and what did…See More
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A massage therapist who participated at the Alaska AMTA chapter meeting has an appointment with a state representative this next week and was looking for more talking points and suggestions. I will pass your comment…"
"Why should massage be under another profession's board? I hope the Alaska Massage Therapists will use this as an argument for forming their own board. Not all Massage Therapists work for Chiropractors, although many do. During the long fight…"