From the equipment you'll need to the business policies you need to put in place, opening your own practice is a big undertaking. These resources will help you start and maintain your practice.
- Client Intake and SOAP Documentation
Protect yourself, your clients and your massage therapy practice by utilizing proper documentation techniques.
- Equipping Your Practice
Whether a sole practitioner or an employee, buying equipment, especially items that directly relate to practicing massage therapy, is a big decision.
- Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Know the difference between being an employee and being an independent contractor.
- Licenses and Permits
- Make sure you have the licenses and permits needed, specific to your community, to support your practice or home office.
- When to Hire Employees
There are many reasons why you might consider hiring an employee, the primary one being able to increase the number of clients your practice is able to accommodate.
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