§ 152C.1 Definitions
§ 152C.3 Requirements for licensure
§ 152C.4 Practicing as a massage therapist without a license — employment of person not licensed — civil penalty.
§ 152C.5 Practice or use of title — license required.
§ 152C.5A Massage therapy modalities study
§ 152C.7 Suspension and revocation of licenses
§ 152C.7A Temporary exemptions
§ 152C.9 Exemptions

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 152C

  • Board: means the board of massage therapy created under chapter 147. See Iowa Code 152C.1
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Massage therapist: means a person licensed to practice the health care service of the healing art of massage therapy under this chapter. See Iowa Code 152C.1
  • Massage therapy: means performance for compensation of massage, myotherapy, massotherapy, bodywork, bodywork therapy, or therapeutic massage including hydrotherapy, superficial hot and cold applications, vibration and topical applications, or other therapy which involves manipulation of the muscle and connective tissue of the body, excluding osseous tissue, to treat the muscle tonus system for the purpose of enhancing health, muscle relaxation, increasing range of motion, reducing stress, relieving pain, or improving circulation. See Iowa Code 152C.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Reflexology: means manipulation of the soft tissues of the human body which is restricted to the hands, feet, or ears, performed by persons who do not hold themselves out to be massage therapists or to be performing massage therapy. See Iowa Code 152C.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1