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§ 90‑157.2. Chiropractor as expert witness.

A Doctor of Chiropractic, for all legal purposes, shall be consideredan expert in his field and, when properly qualified, may testify in a court oflaw as to:

(1)        The etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and disability,including anatomical, neurological, physiological, and pathologicalconsiderations within the scope of chiropractic, as defined in G.S. 90‑151;and

(2)        The physiological dynamics of contiguous spinal structureswhich can cause neurological disturbances, the chiropractic procedurepreparatory to, and complementary to the correction thereof, by an adjustmentof the articulations of the vertebral column and other articulations. (1977, c. 1109, s. 3; 1989, c. 555, s. 1.)