At this time the Governor has mandated closure of cosmetology establishments or massage therapy clinics. Establishments and Clinics should close by 12:00 p.m. March 25, 2020.
DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY ALL APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES WHETHER APPROVED FOR HANDS-ON OR ONLINE CAN BE ADMINISTERED ONLINE.
Until the public health emergency is lifted one of the following guidelines can be used for renewals:
- All required 18 hours of Continuing education can be obtained through on line courses.
- Renewals can be mailed in without the required 18 hours of continuing education however the hours should be submitted within 90 days after the conclusion of the public health emergency.
- Renewals can be deferred for 90 days past expiration without late fee penalties after the conclusion of the public health emergency.
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates Massage Therapy for the protection of public welfare in the mission of protecting public health. Massage Therapy is a health care service that treats soft tissues: skin, fascia, and muscles; as well as their dysfunctions for therapeutic purposes of establishing and maintaining good physical condition, comfort, and relief of pain. ADH licenses and ensures standards of competency and practice in the Massage Therapy Profession for the state of Arkansas. ADH is responsible for the regulation and enforcement of rules and laws for the vocation of Massage Therapy in all establishments and schools. This regulation and enforcement extends also over the qualifications of Massage Therapists in practice or instruction. ADH imposes penalties for violations of laws, rules, and regulations of Massage Therapy.
- Massage Therapy Technical Advisory Committee 2018- 2021
- Approved Continuing Education for Massage Therapy
- Massage Therapy Look Up
Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Our office is closed on all published state holidays.
|Massage Therapy||4815 W. Markham Street, Slot #8
Little Rock, AR 72205