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Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy Regions

Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sheri Ryan
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5 spinal regions include:

  

  • Cervical Region – includes all manipulations performed to the atlanto-occipital joint and C1-C7 for any visit.

  • Thoracic Region – includes all manipulations performed to T1-T12 including posterior ribs (costovertebral and costotransverse joints) on any visit.

  • Lumbar Region – includes all manipulations performed to L1-L5 on any visit. 

  • Sacral Region – includes all manipulations performed on the sacrum, including the sacrococcygeal junction, on any given visit. 

  • Pelvic Region – includes all manipulations performed to the sacro-iliac joints and other pelvic articulations on any visit.


Extraspinal Manipulations

 

Includes CPT code:

  • 98943 – Extraspinal - one or more regions


5 extraspinal regions include:

 

  • Head - includes all manipulations performed to the head, including TMJ, but excludes atlanto-occipital joint. 

  • Lower extremities – includes all manipulations performed to the hip, leg, knee, ankle and foot during any visit. 

  • Upper extremities - includes all manipulations performed to the shoulders, arm, elbow, wrist, and hand during any visit.

  • Rib cage - includes all manipulations performed to the anterior rib cage on any given visit but excludes costovertebral and costotransverse joints. 

  • Abdomen


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