Legal Status of Chiropractic by Country
Updated July 2011
Note: Listed according to the 7 world regions adopted by the World Federation of Chiropractic. In most other countries there are no chiropractors in practice, and national health authorities have not considered recognition or lack of recognition.
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a Legal pursuant to legislation to accept and regulate chiropractic practice
b Legal pursuant to general law.
c Legal status unclear, but de facto recognition.
d Legal status unclear and risk of prosecution
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