Masseur dispensed drugs and masqueraded as chiropractor

A NSW massage therapist who pretended to be a chiropractor and supplied a client with prescription-only medicine has been banned from massaging female clients until he completes a short TAFE course.

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission investigated Richard Stoupel regarding consultations with a woman in May 2015, finding him in breach of the code of conduct of non-registered health practitioners on eight grounds.

In a statement, it says he “misrepresented his qualifications and training to suggest that he was trained to