151.1  "Chiropractic" defined.

For the purpose of this subtitle the following classes of persons shall be deemed to be engaged in the practice of chiropractic:

1.  Persons publicly professing to be chiropractors or publicly professing to assume the duties incident to the practice of chiropractic.

2.  Persons who treat human ailments by the adjustment of the neuromusculoskeletal structures, primarily, by hand or instrument, through spinal care.

3.  Persons utilizing differential diagnosis and procedures related thereto, withdrawing or ordering withdrawal of the patient's blood for diagnostic purposes, performing or utilizing routine laboratory tests, performing physical examinations, rendering nutritional advice, utilizing chiropractic physiotherapy procedures, all of which are subject to and authorized by section 151.8.

Section History: Early form

  [C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 2555; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 151.1]

Section History: Recent form

  83 Acts, ch 83, § 1, 2; 99 Acts, ch 141, §27

Internal References

  Referred to in § 151.2, 151.10, 151.11

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