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WAC 246-808-575

Intravaginal adjustment restricted.

It shall be considered unprofessional conduct for a chiropractor to perform an adjustment of the coccyx through the vagina unless the following conditions are met:
(1) The coccyx cannot be adjusted rectally or the patient is offered and declines the option of the rectal technique;
(2) The coccyx adjustment is performed with the use of a disposable finger cot or rubber glove; and
(3) A female attendant is present at all times the patient is examined and the coccyx adjustment is being performed.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, ยง 246-808-575, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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