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Live and Let Live?

By |March 24, 2010|Chiropractic Technique, Editorial, Expanded Practice|

Live and Let Live?

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SOURCE:   A Chiro.Org Editorial


Here’s a question I don’t have an answer for:

Do chiropractors need to adjust people while the patient is under anesthesia (a.k.a MUA)?

I have no experience to guide me. I have never met a patient whose muscle spasm (or spinal “fixation”) was so great that I was not able to adjust them. Of course, that doesn’t mean that they might not be out there somewhere. I can only assume that’s why someone came up with the idea of MUA in the first place. Until now this never seemed relevant to me, and I didn’t pay attention to the evolution of this practice.

What I do know is that organized medicine is in a huge uproar about MUA. (more…)