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Masseur - n. medizinischer Bademeister/in (Germany)

  • Generic name of profession

    Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Masseur - n. medizinischer Bademeister/in
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Masseur- und Physiotherapeutengesetz; Ausbildungs- und Prüfungsverordnung für Masseure und medizinische Bademeister
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    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Durchführung von Verfahren der physikalischen Therapie (insbesondere klassische Massagetherapie, Reflexzonentherapie, Sonderformen der Massagetherapie, Übungsbehandlung im Rahmen der Massage und andere physikalisch-therapeutische Verfahren, Elektro-, Licht- und Strahlentherapie, Hydro-, Balneo-, Thermo- und Inhalationstherapie) in den Bereichen Prävention, kurativer Medizin, Rehabilitation und Kurwesen.
    Administers treatments based on physical therapy (particularly traditional massage therapy, reflex-zone therapy, special forms of massage therapy, exercise-based treatment combined with massages and other forms of physical therapy, electrotherapy, phototherapy, radiotherapy, hydrotherapy, balneotherapy, thermotherapy, inhalation therapy) in the context of preventive and curative medicine, rehabilitation, and at health resorts. (EN)
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