Chiropractors duly licensed in this state may utilize persons
to assist them in those practices and procedures authorized by Title 43,
Chapter 9 of the O.C.G.A. subject to the following limitations:
(a) Only licensed doctors of chiropractic
shall be authorized to perform adjustments of the articulations of the human
A person assisting a
licensed doctor of chiropractic shall do so only under the direct order and
directs supervision of a licensed doctor of chiropractic.
1.For purposes of this Rule,"direct order"
shall mean a written or verbal instruction or direction to perform practices or
procedures authorized by Title 43, Chapter 9 of the O.C.G.A.
2.For purposes of this Rule,"direct
supervision" shall mean that a licensed doctor of chiropracticis physically
present in the facility or office and is responsible for all practices and
procedures performed under his or her direct order.
(c) A chiropractic assistant may administer
modalities, in accordance with O.C.G.A §
to patients only in those instances in which the assistant is acting under the
direct order and direct supervision of a licensed chiropractor certified by the
Board to utilize these modalities.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-15-.01
Original Rule entitled
"Chiropractic Assistants" adopted. F. May 7,
1996; eff. May 27, 1996.
Amended: F. Aug. 10,
2015; eff. Aug. 30, 2015.