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Podcast: Standard of Care, Scope of Practice


A client with a complex health challenge can benefit from a conversation between their massage therapist and their health-care team. But, a conversation isn’t the same as permission. In this episode of The ABMP Podcast, Kristin and Darren speak with Ruth Werner about massage therapists’ inclinations to get a doctor’s permission before treatment, whether a doctor’s note protects MTs, and what consulting a health-care team looks like.

Listen to "Standard of Care, Scope of Practice" with Ruth Werner now, then check out The ABMP Podcast at or subscribe to the podcast in the Apple Podcast Store, Google Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, or wherever you access your favorite podcasts.


After listening to the podcast, read Ruth’s article in Massage & Bodywork magazine: