Posted 8/20/2014 6:12 PM (GMT -6)
Straydog/Susie: I totally understand your view point MUA and that it can be good for some people and it has some advantage at that, but if the doctor did this before doing mri's to check for neck damage first then that is probably a doctor to stay away from. Updated Mri's with and without contrast probably should be ordered up to make sure there is no existing damage.
However, Daesin, you need to ask if the MUA is going to be just involving shoulder area and what exactly is going to be done and you do have the right to say "No" to any manipulations involving the neck region.
Also, Ultrasound therapy is a very good therapy for breaking up scar tissue and has also been used for years and is also something to ask the doctor about, maybe a combo of both Ultrasound therapy and the MUA for only your shoulder would work the best.
I did not mean to freak you out Daesin, my apologies, I thought the MUA was for your neck area and that is something to stay away from. You should go back to your doctor and ask for a detailed explanation of what is going to be done and where.
Hope this helps you better and my apologies, just make sure to ask questions...
The MUA for your shoulder should be fine, just make certain that it's limited to your shoulder area as they can do that.