Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA)

Manipulation under anesthesia is a non-invasive approach that is ideal for severe and persistent disorders. These include neck and back pains, joint throbbing, muscle contractions, fibrous adhesions, and continuing pain syndrome. MUA is considered safe and resolves pains arising from the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, sacroiliac, and pelvic regions.

Manipulation under anesthesia uses a combination of specific manipulations, passive stretches, and specific postural kinesthetic maneuvers. These are meant to break up fibrous adhesions and scar tissues around the spine. The manipulation procedures can be done under general anesthesia or mild sedation. It is performed under complete muscle relaxation by shutting down the muscle spasm cycle and sedating pain-perceiving nerves.

An MUA medical team is made up of an anesthesiologist and surgeon or chiropractor who performs the manipulation. The first assistant is also a physician or chiropractor certified in manipulation under anesthesia.

The proposed effects of manipulation under anesthesia therapy include breaking scar tissue both in and around spinal joint (caused by injury or surgery) to increase range of motion, decreasing chronic muscle spasms, overcoming sensitivity in injured areas, stretching persistent shortened muscles, ligaments, and tendons, and relieving pain and radiating symptoms from damaged inter-vertebral discs.

Patients earmarked for this procedure receive conservative care for a specific duration.

If you’d like to learn more about manipulation under anesthesia, fill out the contact form to the right or call us directly at 201-968-0303 to schedule a consultation.

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