HORSES, DOGS, CATS, CATTLE, PIGS, SHEEP, GOATS, BIRDS, REPTILES AND MORE BENEFIT FROM CHIROPRACTIC

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What is Animal Chiropractic?

  • A chiropractic adjustment is defined as short lever, high velocity controlled thrust by hand or instrument that is directed at specific articulations to correct vertebral subluxations.

  • It comprises the adjustment of vertebral joints, extremity joints, and cranial sutures.

  • It includes evaluating the patientís history, intended use/athleticism, health state and prior x-rays and tests.

  • A chiropractic exam includes a neurological exam, stance and gait analysis and motion and static palpation.


All Species Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Why Animal Chiropractic?

  • Neck, back, leg, and tail pain,

  • Muscle spasms and nerve problems,

  • Injuries from slips, falls, and accidents,

  • Jaw or TMJ problems, difficulty chewing,

  • Event or sports injuries,

  • Post-surgical care,

  • Bowel, bladder, and internal medicine disorders,

  • Maintenance of joint and spinal health,

  • Healing/helping with chronic internal medicine disorders.


Indications for Care

  • Lameness, trouble getting up and down, athletic competitions,

  • Surgery involving anesthesia, seizures or neurological problems, recovery from illness or injury,

  • Geriatric household pet, behavior or mood change,

  • In horses, click here for list, signs of navicular disease or laminitis,

  • Chronic health problems that do not resolve as expected.


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