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NYSBC opinion regarding Chiropractic Assistant scope of practice

I write in response to your inquiry regarding the scope of practice for chiropractic assistants.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Diagnostic Ultrasound

Section 6551 of Education Law defines the practice of chiropractic as

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NYSBC opinion regarding chiropractic diagnosis or analysis

As regards the rendering of a chiropractic diagnosis or analysis, including differential diagnostic work-ups, New York State Education Law authorizes such activity within the lawful scope of chiropractic practice in New York State. The following excerpt of a 1994 response to an attorney addresses this matter:

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NYSBC opinion regarding Manipulation Under Anesthesia.

I write in response to your inquiry regarding chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Electromyography (EMG)

I write in response to your inquiry regarding chiropractors in New York State using electromyography (EMG). This letter is based on past opinions of the Education Department that have been issued in response to various inquiries from members of the public.

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Opinion related to Doctors of Chiropractic ordering, administering or interpreting results of MRIs.

I write regarding your inquiry about chiropractic use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

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NYSBC opinion regarding chiropractors providing nutritional service and products.

I write in response to your inquiry regarding chiropractors licensed in New York State providing nutritional service and products.

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NYSBC opinion regarding the use of physiotherapeutic modalities

I write regarding your inquiry about the use of physiotherapeutic modalities by chiropractors licensed in New York State. This letter is based on past opinions of the Education Department that have been issued in response to various inquiries from members of the public.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Certified Athletic Trainers Employed by Chiropractors

Article 162, §8351 of the New York State Education Law authorizes the licensure of certified athletic trainers. A person so licensed is authorized to provide services “under the supervision of a physician and limits his or her practice to secondary schools, institutions of postsecondary education, professional athletic organizations, or a person who, under the supervision of a physician, carries out comparable functions on orthopedic athletic injuries, excluding spinal cord injuries, in a healthcare organization.”

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NYSBC opinion regarding Durable Medical Equipment.

Education Law, Article 132, section 6551(3), states that chiropractors licensed in this State may not "prescribe, administer, dispense or use in his practice drugs or medicines." Such durable medical equipment as cervical collars, cervical pillows, traction kits, support belts, whirlpool equipment, orthotic and other non-electrical devices are not "drugs or medicines." Consequently, such items may be purchased without prescription, and, thus, may be ordered or recommended by chiropractors for their patients within the definition of chiropractic practice in Article 132.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Extra Spinal Manipulation and X-ray

I write in response to your inquiry regarding lawful scope of chiropractic practice in New York State and if using x-ray on extra-spinal parts of the human body falls within that scope.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Homeopathy

I write in response to your recent inquiry regarding whether or not chiropractors licensed in New York State are permitted to practice homeopathy.

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NYSBC opinion related to employment of chiropractors by physicians licensed in New York State.

I write in response to your recent inquiry regarding employment of chiropractors by physicians licensed in this state.

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NYSBC opinion regarding Electrodiagnostic Testing.

Section 6551 of Education Law defines the practice of chiropractic 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."

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NYSBC opinion regarding Animal Adjusting

Section 6551 of Education Law defines the practice of chiropractic as:

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NYSBC opinion regarding chiropractic use of MRI and CT scans of the brain

I write regarding your inquiry about chiropractic use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CT scans of the brain in New York State.

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NYSBC opinion regarding discounted Cash Fees

I write in response to your inquiry regarding discounted fees for patients who pay cash for professional services.

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NYSBC opinion regarding chiropractic care of peripheral injuries.

I write in response to your inquiry regarding chiropractic care of peripheral injuries. A formal Department opinion on that subject was issued in an August 31, 1999 letter from Frank Muñoz, Executive Coordinator for Professional Responsibility. The relevant portion of that opinion is reprinted below:

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