Does my animal need chiropractic care?

Animal Chiropractic offers a hands-on, non-surgical, drug-free approach for correcting many bone/joint, disc, and soft-tissue disorders as well as associated neurological dysfunction related to improper spinal function and movement.

Signs to look for

There are many signs that can tell you that your animal could benefit from chiropractic care, here are just a few Dog in Fieldcommon indications:

  • Difficulty or reluctance to move or apparent stiffness getting up
  • Neck, back or tail pain
  • Muscle spasm, tenderness, or ‘roach back’
  • Nerve problems/irritation
  • Change in ability to do things, i.e. navigate stairs, jump onto furniture, get in/out cars
  • ‘Not moving right’ or Reduced performance
  • Injuries from falls, slips, or rough play
  • TMJ or jaw problems,
  • Abnormal gait patterns
  • Poor fitting collars, harnesses, saddles or tack
  • Poor confirmation

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  • ‘Back soreness’ or sensitivity to touch while grooming
  • Changing leads, shortened stride, dragging toes
  • Difficulty or refusing to lift a leg
  • Poor or decreased performance or speed
  • Muscle wasting or spasm, asymmetry when comparing sides or hip levels
  • Unequal bending from side to side
  • ‘Roach back’ appearance
  • Behavioral changes such as refusals, bucking, or ‘girthyness’
  • Previous diagnosis such as Osteoarthritis
  • Lack of drive from behind
  • Injuries from falls or training

For Small Animals

  • Pain or sensitivity to touch
  • Showing evasion maneuvers such as dropping head or back to avoid touchCat Adjustment
  • Muscle tension, weakness or muscle wasting
  • Asymmetrical posture
  • Abnormal gait
  • Poor or decreased performance
  • Change in ability to manage stairs, jump on furniture or get in/out of car
  • Weakness or splaying of limbs