In this chapter:

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 451.01

  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)   “Acupuncture” means promoting, maintaining or restoring health or diagnosing, preventing or treating disease based on traditional Oriental medical concepts of treating specific areas of the human body, known as acupuncture points or meridians, by performing any of the following practices:
      (a)    Inserting acupuncture needles.
      (b)    Moxibustion.
      (c)    Applying manual, thermal or electrical stimulation or any other secondary therapeutic technique.
   (2)   “Acupuncturist” means a person who is engaged in the practice of acupuncture.