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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy

Complaints

The mission of the South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy is to protect the health and safety of the public by mandatory licensure of qualified persons and enforcement of the statutes, rules, and regulations governing the practice of Massage Therapy, including processing and investigating properly filed complaints and holding hearings as warranted.

To file a complaint with the Board, please complete a complaint form and submit it to the Board of Massage Therapy at massagetherapy@state.sd.us.

The Board reviews and investigates complaints against massage therapists or people practicing massage therapy without a license. These complaints are resolved both formally and informally. Formal actions by the Board are noted below.

Board Actions

2021  There were no disciplinary actions as of 04/30/2021
2020  There were no disciplinary actions
2019 There were no disciplinary actions
2018 There were no disciplinary actions
2017 There were no disciplinary actions
2016 Yufang Xie, License #MT11217 - License Revoked - March 2016
2015 – There were no disciplinary actions.
2014 – There were no disciplinary actions.
2013 – There were no disciplinary actions.
2012 Jerry L. Boes, License #MT10071 - License Revoked - August 2012
          Megan S. Thurman, License #MT 10975 - Public Reprimand - April 2012
2011 There were no disciplinary actions.
2010 There were no disciplinary actions.
2009 There were no disciplinary actions.
2008 There were no disciplinary actions.
2007 There were no disciplinary actions.