NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

France: March 24, 2014 with consolidated versions February 5, 2015, three governmental decrees decided on the training of chiropractors and accreditation of training institutions in Chiropractic. Read more, and see also

October 27, 2014 new law on Regulations for Traditional and Complementary Medicine Practice. Read more

Portugal: September 2, 2013 new regulations on Chiropractic. Read more

Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012

Chiropractor is a regulated profession in 16 of the 39 countries. 10 countries have also registered chiropractor in the EU regulated professions database.

Chiropractic in 39 European/EU countries

Figure from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec, 2012. (Click on image to enlarge)

Educational and professional regulations differ in these countries, but in most of the 16 countries a chiropractor is recognized as a conventional health profession.

10 countries have some regulations on chiropractic treatment, but not a regulated profession called chiropractor.

13 countries have no specific regulation of chiropractic. However, the treatment may be regulated through CAM general legislation or conventional health legislation.

In some countries chiropractic treatment is regulated as manual therapies. In others we found regulations describing that other professionals may treat chiropractic, for example physiotherapists.

Chiropractic Regulated profession and EU registered in 39 Europan/EU countries

Table from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec, 2012


Go directly to the regulation of Chiropractic in a specific country:
Albania – Austria – Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina – Bulgaria Croatia – Cyprus – Czech Republic –
Denmark – Estonia – Finland France – Germany – Greece – Hungary – Iceland Ireland – Israel 
Italy – Latvia – Liechtenstein – Lithuania – Luxembourg – Macedonia– Malta Montenegro  – NetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaSerbiaSlovakiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerland TurkeyUnited Kingdom