Animal Chiropractic

Chiropractic Is …

… concerned with the relationships between structure, primarily the spine, and function, primarily the nervous system, of the body, as that relationship may affect the restoration and preservation of health. Chiropractic practice is that discipline of the scientific healing arts especially concerned with the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics, therapeutics and prophylaxis of functional disturbances, pathobiomechanical states, pain syndromes and other neurophysiological effects related to the statics and dynamics of the neuromuscular system, partially those related to the spine and pelvis.
- Motion Palpation Institute

Animal Chiropractor's Treat…

… Vertebral Subluxation Complexes (VSC). The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) defines a VSC "as an aberrant relationship between two adjacent articular structures that may have functional or pathology sequence, causing an alteration in the biomechanical and/or neurophysiological reflections of these articular structures, their proximal structures and/or body systems that may be directly or indirectly affected by them."

Skelett Hund

The VSC is Treated By…

… the Animal Chiropractor utilizing an Adjustment. An adjustment is defined as a very specific, short lever, high velocity, controlled thrust, by hand or instrument, that is directed at specific articulations to correct vertebral subluxation or other subluxation complexes.

Animal Chiropractic Does Not…

… include the dispensing or recommendations for medications, performance of surgery, injections of medications or the replacement of necessary traditional veterinary care. Animal Chiropractic is integrated with concurrent veterinary primary care.