Massage Therapists

Many people use massage as a part of their treatment programs. This guide provides some basic information about massage and massage therapists. We do not endorse any particular treatment or therapist. That's your job!    -Norm

Maine requirements for a Massage Therapist Licensing

This page from The Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation has a search engine that will provide information about the license status of Massage Therapists and other licensed professionals.

American Massage Therapy Association®
Site has a search engine that will find AMTA member therapists
(including Maine)

The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
Has consumer information and a search engine to find affiliated practitioners

Search for a Practicioner registered with Upledger's International Association of Healthcare Practitioners
"The International Association of Healthcare Practitioners (IAHP) is a league of healthcare professionals dedicated to the use and exploration of innovative therapies. The organization was formed to provide a united voice in the field of complementary healthcare one that would be heard by legislative bodies, insurance regulators, the public and other healthcare providers.
IAHP members include medical doctors, osteopathic physicians, doctors of chiropractic, doctors of Oriental medicine, naturopathic physicians, psychiatric specialists, psychologists, dentists, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, acupuncturists, speech and language therapists, massage therapists and other professional bodyworkers."

This guide was prepared with assistance from Lois Buschmann, LMT.


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