Some Movements In Manipulation Under Anesthesia Procedure
1 Gentle axial traction is used in several places in the cervical spine(neck) before manipulation of the vertebral segments. 2 Straight leg raises using progressive linear force allows for gentle stretching of tight hamstring muscles. 3 Single knee/hip stretches single out tightened pelvic muscles that help with return of lower back flexibility. 4 Lower back stretches help alter accumulated adhesions around the discs, joints, joint capsules and surrounding soft tissues (muscles). 5 Manipulative therapy is much easier to perform when adhesions that cause chronic joint fixations are altered using stretching while the patient is in restful twilight sleep (conscious sedation).