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 & SOAP Documentation for Your Massage Practice
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.
- Massage Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Know the difference between being an employee and being an independent contractor.
- Massage Therapy Licenses and Permits
Make sure you have the licenses and permits needed, specific to your community, to support your massage therapy practice or home office.
- When to Hire Employees for Your Massage Practice
There are many reasons why you might consider hiring an employee, the primary one being able to increase the number of clients your massage therapy practice is able to accommodate.
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—Kim K., AMTA member since 2003