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36-35-1 Definitions.
     36-35-1.   Definitions. Terms in this chapter mean:
             (1)      "Board," the Board of Massage Therapy;
             (2)      "Massage," the systematic mobilization of the soft tissues of the body through the application of hands or devices for the purposes of therapy, relaxation, or education through means which include:
             (a)      Pressure, friction, stroking, rocking, kneading, percussion, compression, or stretching;
             (b)      External application of water, heat, cold, lubricants, or other topical agents; or
             (c)      The use of devices that mimic or enhance actions done by hands;
             (3)      "Practice of massage therapy," the performance of massage for a fee or other compensation or holding oneself out to the public as performing massage.

Source: SL 2005, ch 206, § 1.


Chapter 36-35

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