Chiropractors in Texas
Chiropractors in Texas are permitted to perform the following procedures:
- Spinal adjustments and manipulations, which are non-surgical, non-intrusive procedures that use gentle pressure to move the joints of the spine back into alignment.
- Acupuncture, which is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to promote healing and relieve pain.
- Physical and rehabilitative procedures and modalities, such as exercise therapy, massage, and heat and ice therapy.
- Patient education, which includes teaching patients about proper posture, ergonomics, and exercises to strengthen and stabilize the spine and musculoskeletal system.
- Advice and counsel, which may include recommendations on diet, lifestyle, and stress management.
- Immobilization, splinting, and bracing may be used to support and protect the spine and musculoskeletal system during the healing process.
Chiropractors in Texas are not permitted to perform any surgical or invasive procedures, or to diagnose or treat conditions that are not related to the spine and musculoskeletal system.
It is important to note that the scope of practice for chiropractors can vary from state to state. It is always best to check with your state’s board of chiropractic examiners to confirm what procedures are permitted.