Professional Requirements

When completing a membership profile, potential members must include:

  • a profile picture of themselves
  • contact info
  • place of business
  • # years experience
  • fee range for their services.

Group of fitness people.Potential members must meet the following requirements:


  • Maintain current malpractice or professional liability insurance.
  • Have at least one certification or related coursework for one or more of the medical conditions MFN sponsors.

Potential members must also meet the following requirements within their industry:


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited acupuncture school
  • Must have a current acupuncture license in the state they are providing acupuncture
  • Must comply with the Continuing Education units needed for their state licensure (ex. in CA 50 hours every 2 yrs), varies per state
  • Must maintain CPR/First Aid certification


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited chiropractic college
  • Must meet all current educational units; and have passed Parts I, II, III, IV and Physiotherapy of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE).
  • Must have an active license issued from the state(s) in which¬†they practice.
  • Must meet all yearly continuing education requirements for the state(s) in which they are licensed to practice.


  • Dietitians must be certified as a Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Dietitians must be licensed as such, if practicing in a state that has licensure.
  • Nutritionists must hold a bachelors or masters degree in Nutrition from an accredited college/university or hold an advanced certification in Nutrition from a nationally recognized organization.


  • Must hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in fitness or health related field and or possess a certification from a nationally-recognized certification, NCCA or ANSI/ISO accredited program
  • Must maintain a current CPR/AED certification


  • Must have completed 500 hours of massage therapy education
  • Must have a current state license/permit or national certification


  • Must have successfully completed a professional physical therapy education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in a Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Must have received a bachelors, masters, or doctorate in physical therapy upon graduation
  • Must be licensed in the state in which they practice
  • Must maintain the required yearly continuing education units for active licensure


  • Must maintain a current license in the state(s) in which you practice
  • Must be in current good standing with your state licensing board(s)
  • Must maintain the required continuing education units for active licensure