Chiropractic care is helpful to dogs and cats recovering from surgery, those that have suffered an injury,
or perhaps aging dogs that are dealing with joint degeneration or the chronic pain of arthritis.
Pet chiropractic care treats pain and helps to restore healthy function. Chiropractic treatments have been known to improve the quality of life for pets, as well as reducing the need for pain medications that have possible side effects.
Pet chiropractic treatments are based on spinal manipulation. It uses the body’s own healing abilities and the relationship between the spine and the nervous system to restore and maintain good health.
Conditions that often respond well to pet chiropractic care include:
Dr. Troy Nelson is our hospital resident expert on pet chiropractic care. Dr. Nelson is certified by the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association.
- Joint degeneration
- Injuries due to slips and falls
- Neck and back pain
- Post-surgical healing
- Incontinence or constipation
- Tail injuries
- Hip dysplasia