SB 197-2_ Filed 02/26/2007, 10:00 Alting
that Senate Bill 197 be amended to read as follows:
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" (8) "Spinal manipulation, adjustment, or grade 5
mobilization" means a manual or mechanical intervention
that may have velocity, lever, amplitude, or recoil and that:
(A) may carry a joint complex beyond the normal
physiological range of motion;
(B) is applied without exceeding the boundaries of
anatomical integrity of the joint complex or other
(C) is intended to result in a cavitation of the joint or a
reduction of a subluxation.".
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"SECTION 4. IC 25-27-1-3.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 3.3. (a) A physical therapist may
not perform a spinal manipulation, adjustment, or grade 5
mobilization unless the physical therapist has received an
endorsement to perform the procedure by completing the
additional education required in this section.
(b) The board shall issue an endorsement to a physical therapist
to perform a spinal manipulation, adjustment, or grade 5
manipulation if the physical therapist meets the additional
requirements in this section.
(c) In order to perform a spinal manipulation, adjustment, or
grade 5 mobilization, the physical therapist must satisfy the
following additional education requirements:
(1) At least three hundred ninety (390) credit hours, of which:
(A) at least five thousand six hundred (5,600) hours are
classroom hours that consist of at least:
(i) four hundred (400) hours of classroom instruction;
(ii) eight hundred (800) hours of supervised clinical
training, including certified and supervised manipulation
of at least two hundred fifty (250) different, alive
individuals, and of which at least two hundred (200) of
these manipulations are spinal manipulations.
(2) Seventy-five (75) assessments of patients through direct
The course description for a class taken under this subsection must
be equivalent to a course taken by a licensed chiropractor,
osteopath, or physician.
(d) In order to maintain an endorsement issued under this
section, a physical therapist who obtains the endorsement must
complete twelve (12) hours of continuing education per year, of
which at least six (6) hours are concerning spinal manipulation,
adjustment, or grade 5 mobilization.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 197 as printed February 23, 2007.)