Acupuncture & Chiropractic
Chiropractic work and Acupuncture can be used not only to treat injuries but to help prevent them too.
By improving the state of your horse’s health, regular treatment also enhances athletic ability.
What is Veterinary Chiropractic?
Chiropractors diagnose and treat loss of normal range of motion in joints, particularly in the spine. These lesions are known as ‘Vertebral Subluxation Complexes’ or ‘fixations’. We do not treat ‘bones out of place’- all the joints are exactly in their normal physical location. When a fixation occurs in the spinal column this not only affects the motion of the affected joint, it also affects all the muscles and tissues around it resulting in pain, muscle spasms and stiffness.
Veterinary chiropractic treatment can be used for:
What is Veterinary Acupuncture?
Acupuncture may be defined as the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to produce a healing response. Each acupuncture point has specific actions when stimulated. This technique has been used in veterinary practice in China for thousands of years to treat many ailments. The Chinese also use acupuncture as preventative medicine.
For which conditions is Acupuncture indicated?
Prevention is better than cure….