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NEW YORK STATE BOARD FOR CHIROPRACTIC
|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)
The practice of the profession of chiropractic is defined as detecting and correcting by manual or mechanical means structural imbalance, distortion or subluxations in the human body for the purpose of removing nerve interference and the effects thereof, where such interference is the result of or related to distortion, misalignment or subluxation of or in the vertebral column.
A Doctor of Chiropractic may use X-ray for the detection of structural imbalance, distortion, or subluxations in the human body. A Doctor of Chiropractic may not treat for any infectious diseases such as pneumonia, any communicable diseases listed in the sanitary code of the State of New York, any of the cardio-vascular-renal or cardio-pulmonary diseases, any surgical condition of the abdomen such as acute appendicitis, or diabetes, or any benign or malignant neoplasms; to operate; to reduce fractures or dislocations; to prescribe, administer, dispense or use in his practice drugs or medicines; or to use diagnostic or therapeutic methods involving chemical or biological means except diagnostic services performed by clinical laboratories which services shall be approved by the Board as being appropriate to the practice of Chiropractic; or to utilize electrical devices except those devices approved by the Board as being appropriate to the practice of chiropractic.
Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit a licensed chiropractor who has successfully completed a registered doctoral program in chiropractic, which contains courses of study in nutrition satisfactory to the department, from using nutritional counseling, including the dispensing of food concentrates, food extracts, vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional supplements approved by the board as being appropriate to, and as a part of, his or her practice of chiropractic. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit an individual who is not subject to regulation in this state as a licensed chiropractor from engaging in nutritional counseling.
Board NotesBoard handles both licensing and disciplinary functions as an advisory body to the Department & Board of Regents. Past members appointable for discipline panels only. 5 year term/re-appointable.
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