Terms in this chapter mean:
"Board," the Board of Massage Therapy;
"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:
Pressure, friction, stroking, rocking, kneading, percussion, compression, or
External application of water, heat, cold, lubricants, or other topical agents; or
The use of devices that mimic or enhance actions done by hands;
"Practice of massage therapy," the performance of massage for a fee or other
compensation or holding oneself out to the public as performing massage.
SL 2005, ch 206, § 1.