massage therapist


Massage therapists provide therapeutic massage treatments to improve the well-being of their clients. They perform a variety of massage types such as shiatsu and swedish massage, according to their client's needs and preferences.

Alternative label

  • medical massage therapist

  • shiatsu massage therapist

  • professional masseur

  • medical masseur

  • acupressure treatment specialist

  • masseuse

  • professional massage therapist

  • Thai massage therapist

  • Swedish massage therapist

  • reflexology massage therapist

  • masseur

  • clinical masseur

  • deep tissue massage therapist

  • body massage therapist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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