MANIPULATION UNDER ANESTHESIA - MUA

Manipulation Under Anesthesia is a NON-INVASIVE ALTERNATIVE procedure for those who suffer with chronic pain.

THE HISTORY

Spinal Manipulation Under Anesthesia is a procedure that originated with the osteopathic profession in the late 1930's, primarily for the treatment of pain. Documentation regarding the success and value of MUA show a success rate of 80%-90%. MUA procedures are now covered by most major insurance plans and can be instrumental in Auto Accident recovery.

WHAT IS MUA?

The MUA consists of a non-invasive treatment offered for chronic conditions and chronic pain. It is considered safe and is utilized to treat pain arising from the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine; the sacroiliac, pelvic regions and joints; and shoulders, hips and knees with post surgical disorders. MUA uses a combination of specific short lever manipulations, passive stretches and specific articular and postural kinesthetic maneuvers in order to break up fibrous adhesions and scar tissue around joints, the spine and surrounding tissue.

HOW AND WHY?

Manipulation Under Anesthesia consists of treatment that is performed on an out patient basis over on to three days to ease into the problem area. The procedure includes a full staff of Medical and Chiropractic Professionals. Licensed physicians who have specialized training specifically for this procedure perform the treatment in a surgical center. A team approach is required to have a safe and successful outcome.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR MUA?

MUA can be a valuable procedure for those who suffer with pain caused by:

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Fibromyalgia
Low back pain
Neck pain
Lumbar / thoracic disc displacement
Neuralgia, radiculitis
Frozen Shoulder
Headache / Migraine headache
TMJ (Costen's Syndrome)
Curvature of the Spine
Joint calcification
Capsulitis of hip
Toricollis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Piriformis Syndrome
Pelvic instability
Gait abnormality / imbalance
Post surgical knee
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If you are experiencing any of these conditions, please make an appointment with Dr. Stephen Cooper or Dr. Lynne Lofton. After a thorough examination your doctor will determine if you are a candidate of MUA.