17. Members must, before providing professional services, obtain the free and enlightened consent of the client. Except for reasonable cause, members must provide their client, in a complete and objective manner, with the explanations necessary to understand and assess, in particular, the necessity, nature, conditions and risks of the professional services that will be provided.
Where the physical therapist intends to proceed with cervical manipulation, the physical therapist must, in addition to meet the obligations referred to in the first paragraph, obtain the written consent of the client.
O.C. 633-2007, s. 17; O.C. 132-2015, s. 3.