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49 Pa. Code § 40.2. Practice of medicine prohibited.

§ 40.2. Practice of medicine prohibited.

 The license issued to those practicing physical therapy does not authorize the right to use the title ‘‘Doctor of Medicine,’’ or the right to use drugs administered internally. Except as authorized in section 9 of the act (63 P. S. §  1309), a person licensed under the act as a physical therapist may not treat human ailments by physical therapy or otherwise except upon the referral of a physician or other person authorized by law to order the same.


   The provisions of this §  40.2 amended under section 3 of the Physical Therapy Practice Act (63 P. S. §  1303); and section 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  279.3a).


   The provisions of this §  40.2 adopted July 29, 1977, effective July 30, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2138; amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3700. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (287923).

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