Title 43, Chapter 34, Section 62
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Acupuncture" means a form of therapy developed from
traditional and modern Oriental concepts for health care that
employs Oriental medical techniques, treatment, and adjunctive
therapies for the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of
health and the prevention of disease.
(2) "Auricular (ear) detoxification therapy" means the insertion
of disposable acupuncture needles into the five auricular
acupuncture points stipulated by the National Acupuncture
Detoxification Association protocol for the sole purpose of
treatment of chemical dependency.
(3) "Board" means the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners created by Code Section 43-34-21.
(4) "Practice of acupuncture" means the insertion of disposable
acupuncture needles and the application of moxibustion to specific
areas of the human body based upon Oriental medical principles as
a therapeutic modality. Adjunctive therapies within the scope of
acupuncture may include manual, mechanical, herbal, thermal,
electrical, and electromagnetic treatment and the recommendation
of dietary guidelines and exercise, but only if such treatments,
recommendations, and exercises are based on concepts of
traditional Oriental medicine and are directly related to