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NCBMBT Update


CBD Oil I have been asked on a handful of occasions if I use or would be willing to use CBD oils that clients bring with them. The North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy (NCBMBT) made a decision recently on the subject of CBD oil and ruled that the use of the product was out of the scope of practice for massage therapists to use. If you would like to know more you can read their statement by Clicking Here. (Page 3, Paragraph 8)

Stretching Sessions A new business has been popping up in North Carolina that offers assisted stretching sessions to clients. While stretching can be a healthy habit, it is important to be aware of your personal limits and the professionals you work with. The NCBMBT, after reports of injuries, recently renewed a decision that stretching practices fall within the scope of massage therapy and sessions must be performed by licensed massage therapists. Why is this important? It comes back to consumer safety; stretching sounds safe and easy but can lead to muscle injury if not done properly. You can read board notes by Clicking Here (Page5, New Business)

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