Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-10-02-.03 - NECESSITY OF REGISTRATION

(1) Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (4), no person shall engage in the practice of reflexology unless such person has registered with the Division of Health Related Boards.
(2) This rule shall not apply to:
(a) The activities or services of physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, cosmetologists, registered nurses, or members of other professions licensed, certified, or registered by the state who may, on occasion, apply pressure to specific reflex points in the hands and feet in the course of their work; and
(b) The activities or services of massage therapists, licensed pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 18, who use reflexology techniques or methods or who advertise reflexology as a service offered to massage therapy clients.
(3) Reflexologists registered by the state may hold themselves out as "registered certified reflexologists" and may use the title or the initials "RCR" following the person's name in connection with the profession. No person may use the title "registered certified reflexologist" or the initials "RCR" unless registered in accordance with this chapter.
(4) Except as provided in paragraph (2), any person who advertises or engages in reflexology for compensation without registering with the division pursuant to this act commits a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine only. It is unlawful to use the word "reflexology" or any other term that implies reflexology technique or method when advertising a service by a person who is not registered under this act.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-10-02-.03
Original rule filed April 26, 2002; effective August 28, 2002. Amendment filed May 8, 2003; effective September 26, 2003.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-30-103, 63-30-104, 63-30-105, 63-30-106, 63-30-107, 63-30-108, and 63-30-112.

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