Chiropractor Law and Legal Definition

Chiropractor is “a practitioner of chiropractic (also called chiropraxis); essentially a system of therapeutics based upon the claim that disease is caused by abnormal function of the nerve system. It attempts to restore normal function of the nerve system by manipulation and treatment of the structures of the human body, especially those of the spinal column.” [32 CFR 199.2; Title 32-National Defense-Subtitle A-Department Of Defense; Chapter I-Office Of The Secretary Of Defense; Subchapter M-Miscellaneous; Part 199-Civilian Health And Medical Program Of The Uniformed Services (Champus)]