MCU Multi-Cervical Unit
The MCU is computerized testing and strengthening rehabilitation device for the neck. It uses the latest technology to gently and effectively help patients to rebuild strength, balance, and range of motion, providing significant and lasting pain relief. With the MCU, we will accurately measure where your neck muscles are weakest, strengthen them, and then re-assess to ensure that your neck muscles have returned to their optimum levels based on the average for your age and sex. The MCU can be used to provide pain relief related to weak neck muscles, whiplash injuries, headaches, and many other chronic neck pain issues.
On your first visit, you will be met by our friendly support staff who will help you with filling out forms, answer any questions and help with anything else you need. You will then meet with the practitioner to discuss your specific concerns and health history.
Assessment & Recommendation for Care
Your practitioner will discuss your specific needs, present your options, suggest a treatment plan, and discuss the benefits and any risks associated with the recommended treatment. Treatment plans are specific to each patient.
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Coverage & Direct Billing
Majority of the Canadian Health Insurance providers reimburse partial or all the fees for Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Massage, Psychological support, and other rehabilitation services we provide.
Our Clinic Assistants can help you confirm your coverage
Q. IS THIS TREATMENT COVERED UNDER INSURANCE?
Yes, this treatment is covered under most private insurance. treatment is covered also, offer direct billing with most of the Insurance companies in Canada. (Hyperlink to Direct Billing page)
Q. HOW DOES MCU IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM?
The assessment involves completing a full history and physical examination, evaluating the impact the injury is having on your daily activities, followed by measuring the neck range of motion and strength. These measurements are then compared to “normal” values to then develop a customized treatment program.
Q. HOW DOES MCU REHAB HELP?
Medical research shows that 75% of people with chronic neck pain, from any cause, will get significant relief of their pain simply by strengthening their neck using the Muli-Cervical Unit. At the time of neck injury, including disc herniation, degeneration, or arthritis, over time your neck muscles become weak because of the inability to move normally, protection mechanisms, muscles spasm, and more. The MCU can gently rebuild your neck muscle strength, and in doing so, relieve your pain!
Q. WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDED NUMBER OF SESSIONS?
The average treatment phase is 8–10 sessions depending upon the severity of the injury.
Q. WHAT DOES MCU TREAT?
The BTE Multi-Cervical Unit (MCU) is the most advanced computerized neck strength testing and rehab equipment available. MCU treats acute and chronic neck pain caused by motor vehicle accidents, whiplash, sports injury, or slips and falls.
Q. WHAT does Multi Cervical Unit Help in?
The Multi-Cervical unit is the only effective way to test your neck in all directions, then quickly rebuild your neck strength and restore balance. MCU allows measuring neck strength in 16 directions to identify weak muscles. We can help you strengthen the ones that are weak, and then retest to make sure you are once again strong in all directions, and just as importantly, that you are balanced left to right and front to back.