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Massage in Austria

5. September 2019

The Act “Medizinischer Masseur- und Heilmasseurgesetz – MMHmG”- BGBl. I Nr. 169/2002, regulates massage professions in Austria (24).

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Austria

27. June 2019
Summary of the country's general CAM legislation.
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Other treatments in Austria

31. December 2012

In Austria physiotherapy is regulated by “Bundesgesetz über die Regelung der gehobenen medizinisch-technischen Dienste (MTD-Gesetz)“ BGB1. Nr. 460/1992(3).

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Austria

31. December 2012

Practise of TCM is only allowed for medical doctors. Diplomas awarded by the Austrian Medical Board specialise physicians in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Neural therapy in Austria

31. December 2012

Diplomas awarded by the Austrian Medical Board specialise physicians in neural therapy.

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Homeopathy in Austria

31. December 2012

The federal medical Law and Ärztegesetz (Law on Physicians of 1984 (173,174)) states that “only medical professionals are allowed to practise medicine” (28).

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Chiropractic in Austria

31. December 2012

Diplomas awarded by the Austrian Medical Board specialise physicians in chiropractic manipulation.

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Ayurveda in Austria

31. December 2012

No specific regulation has been found on ayurvedic medicine in Austria.

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Acupuncture in Austria

31. December 2012

Acupuncture is legally recognized for pain therapy within the limits of conventional medicine and acknowledged by the “Oberster Sanitätsrat” 1986.

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