MichiganContact: Board of Medicine.
Acupuncture has been determined to be the practice of medicine by the Attorney General. This, only medical doctors and osteopaths may practice of supervise acupuncture. There are no separate training requirements for medical doctors or osteopaths to practice acupuncture other than their medical education and training. A medical doctor or osteopath may supervise an acupuncturist if the medical doctor first examines the patient and determines that acupuncture is the treatment of choice. The medical doctor is responsible for all delegated acts. Acupuncture is not within the scope of practice of a chiropractor.