38-408. Athletic trainers; authorized physical modalities.

(1) Athletic trainers shall be authorized to use the following physical modalities in the treatment of athletic injuries under guidelines established with a licensed physician:

(a) Application of electrotherapy;

(b) Application of ultrasound;

(c) Use of medical diathermies;

(d) Application of infrared light; and

(e) Application of ultraviolet light.

(2) The application of heat, cold, air, water, or exercise shall not be restricted by the Athletic Training Practice Act.

Source:Laws 2007, LB463, ยง 180.