Nov 25, 2009

Judge: Chiropractors Can't Do EMG, MUA

Physicians scored a patient safety and scope of practice victory against chiropractors Nov. 24 when Austin State District Judge Stephen Yelenosky said state law prevents chiropractors from performing clinical needle electromyography (EMG) or spinal manipulation under anesthesia (MUA). He granted a Texas Medical Association and Texas Medical Board request for a partial summary judgment against the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Texas Chiropractic Association.

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