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Table 2 The definition of "reasonably necessary treatment".

From: A descriptive report of management strategies used by chiropractors, as reviewed by a single independent chiropractic consultant in the Australian workers compensation system

"Reasonably Necessary Treatment"
   • "Appropriateness" of treatment
   • Availability of alternative treatments
   • Cost of treatment
   • Effectiveness (actual or potential) of treatment
In which "appropriate" treatment must:
   • Lessen the effects of injury
   • Cure the injury
   • Alleviate the symptoms of injury
   • Retard progressive deterioration