"I believe draping is required, depending upon the municipality you are working in. Your AZ license permits you to practive massage in the state but that when the legislation was drafted, the munincipalities where given the right to govern the…"
Never believe the realtor or owner of a space. They generally don't know, and once you've signed the lease, you're liable for it even if you find out later that a license was required and can't get one.
The salons are…"
Start talking to fertilization clinics and naturopaths. They could be a goo source of referals for you. The hospitals seem to want employee's and would probably want you to do whatever massage they wanted. Don't think that would…"
"FINALLY!!! Others who echo what I have been posting on forums for the past few years. At on point I wanted to open a clinic here in the Phoenix AZ area. For a little over two years I paid for at least 2 massages per week, sometimes 3, trying to find…"
"Maria and Jennifer,
That's not entirely true about phoenix. In phoenix, you can only open an office in a location that is zoned as A, those are industrial areas. In order to open in an area zoned C, such as a shoping center, it will cost you a…"
"Jennifer, have you looked at craigslist and backpage? There are usually some space rental listings under the health care and also a couple of other headings.
Are you in the phoenix area? what area of town are you looking in and what price range?"
I think the new test MBLEx (I think) is a move towards having a standardized test for licensing. You are correct about the NCTMB, it is nothing more than a money making scheme. I never took it as it wasn't required in AZ years ago. I…"
"First and foremost, find a niche market. What type of work do you think you really want to do? I say think because as a new therapist that might change with time.
You cannont be all things to all people. If you try to compete with everyother…"
"Some good tips have been mentioned. Don't waste too much time on the feet, PF is the symptom not the cause. The reason Physical Therapists and massage therapists fail miserably at PF and CTS especially, is that they focus on the symptom rather…"
Jul 8, 2009
Brian is now a member of massage and bodywork professionals