Utah College of Chiropractic Orthopedics

Parameters of Care:

The Board recommends that conditions that fall into the following categories be referred to a recertified and/or
accredited chiropractic orthopedist:
            Neuromusculoskeletal conditions that:

  1. Have no outcome assessment measurements showing 50% or more improvement in 30 days management; OR
  2. Continue to be inflamed after 15 days management; OR
  3. Have grade two (2) or higher ligamentous injuries; OR
  4. Bilateral radicular signs or symptoms; OR
  5. Grade two (2) radicular signs or symptoms after 30 days management; OR
  6. Grade three (3) radicular signs or symptoms; OR
  7. Have signs of continued muscle weakness and/or atrophy after 7 days.