(1)(a) It shall be unlawful to advertise the practice of massage using the term massage
or any other term that implies a massage technique or method in any public or private
publication or communication by a person not licensed by the secretary as a massage
therapist. However, this subsection does not prohibit a certified reflexologist from using
the term reflexology or derivations of the term, subject to subsection (2)(b) of this
(b) Any person who holds a license to practice as a massage therapist in this state
may use the title “licensed massage therapist” and the abbreviation “L.M.T.” No other
persons may assume such title or use such abbreviation or any other word, letters,
signs, or figures to indicate that the person using the title is a licensed massage
(c) A massage therapist's name and license number must conspicuously appear on all
of the massage therapist's advertisements.
(2)(a) It is unlawful to advertise the practice of reflexology or use any other term
that implies reflexology technique or method in any public or private publication
or communication by a person not certified by the secretary as a reflexologist or
licensed as a massage therapist.
(b) A person certified as a reflexologist may not adopt or use any title or description
of services, including for purposes of advertising, that incorporates one or more
of the following terms or designations: Massage, masseuse, massager, massagist, masseur,
myotherapist or myotherapy, touch therapist, body therapy or therapist, or any derivation
of those terms that implies a massage technique or therapy unless the person is also
licensed under this chapter as a massage therapist.
(c) A reflexologist's name and certification number must conspicuously appear on all
of the reflexologist's advertisements.
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