Nevada and California Taking a Closer Look at Professional Boundaries for the Use of Adjusting and Manipulation

March 2013
American Chiropractor;Mar2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that the states of Nevada and California are paying close attention to professional boundaries associated with the use of manipulation, or adjusting of the spine or extremities by a physical therapist or a chiropractor.


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