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MASSACHUSETTS BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF CHIROPRACTORS
|The Federation does not provide interpretation of the scope of practice laws or rules of any chiropractic licensing authority, nor can we provide specific details regarding licensing requirements. The educational and testing requirements for each State or Province set forth in this Directory are intended as a general guide. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in becoming licensed in a particular State or Province contact the Board office or the Secretary of the respective board to secure current and complete details before matriculating in any school.
Scope(Contact State for precise definition by state law)
Chiropractic, the science of locating and removing interference with the transmission or expression of nerve force in the human body, by the correction of misalignments or subluxations of the bony articulations and adjacent structures, more especially those of the vertebral column and pelvis, for the purpose of restoring and maintaining health. It shall exclude operative surgery, prescription or use of drugs or medicines, the practice of obstetrics, the treatment of infectious diseases, and internal examinations, whether or not diagnostic instruments are used, except that the X-ray and analytical instruments may be used solely for the purpose of chiropractic examinations. Nothing in this definition shall exclude the use of supportive procedures and therapy, including braces, traction, heat, cold, sound, electricity, and dietary and nutritional advice, as treatment supplementary to a chiropractic adjustment. Also, see "Scope of Practice" regulation, 233CMR 4.01
Board NotesBoard handles both licensing and disciplinary functions. Three-year terms, appointed by the Governor
Board of Registration of Chiropractors
Bureau of Health Professions Licensure
Facility November 1st to October 31st.
Contact P.C.S. at 877-887-9727, www.pcshq.com for licensing-related forms and questions.
Student Practice Info
State or provincial laws and rules / Jurisprudence,
Acupuncture licensed through MA Board of Medicine
License Portability Info
Application Fee: $502
Conditions: State exam equivalent to MA state exam at time of licensure, letter from State agency confirming reciprocity for MA licensees to that State.
MA jurisprudence exam
Contact P.C.S. at 877-887-9727 for application forms.
Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info
Continuing Education Info
Regulatory Board Members