111NS0005X Taxonomy Code - Chiropractor Sports Physician

Code

111NS0005X

ClassificationChiropractor
SpecializationSports Physician
GroupingChiropractic Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionA sports chiropractor is uniquely trained to provide care and treatment of injuries or illness resulting from sports and physical fitness activities. Doctors of Chiropractic with the Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP) or the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), sport specialty certifications from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, have advanced training in the assessment, management and rehabilitation of sports related injuries. Extremity care, rehabilitation and soft tissue procedures are common skills utilized by these doctors. The specialty training covers a broad spectrum from the pediatric athlete to professional and Olympic athletes, and everything in between, using a variety of techniques and modalities.
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35 - Chiropractic
NotesSource: American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, 2009 [7/1/2009: definition added]
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 111NS0005X is the health care provider taxonomy code for chiropractor grouped under chiropractic providers with a specialization in sports physician. NPI records indicate a total of 4,184 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is sports physician of which 509 are registered as females, 2,303 registered as males and 1,372 are organizations.

111NS0005X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Chiropractic Providers providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.



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