Specializing in Human and Animal Chiropractic care, Acupuncture, Neuro-Emotional Technique, Contact Reflex Analysis, Cranial Sacral, Body Talk, Ion Cleanse Foot Bath, The Rife Machine, Clinical Nutrition and Homeopathy and Cold Laser Therapy.
Chiropractic care for animals is a relatively new alternative health care practice. Usually your veterinarian will recommend your horse or other pet for this special treatment protocol. A certified animal chiropractor is the best trained to handle this type of chiropractic treatment. The only professional organization for animal chiropractic is the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (A.V.C.A.) which is affiliated with Options for Animals in Hillsdale, IL. The A.V.C.A. certifies both chiropractors and veterinarians after completing 150 hours of intensive training encompassing both veterinarian and chiropractic courses.
Chiropractic is a health care discipline that does not use drugs or surgery. Chiropractic deals with the nervous system that is housed inside the spinal column. The spinal cord carries all the nerves that go to every organ in the body. These nerves exit the spinal column through areas behind the vertebra, which are the individual spinal bones, this applies to both humans and animals.
Chiropractic maintains that adequate nerve supply is vital to the proper functioning of the entire body. When these joints are misaligned or subluxated, they affect the nerves and the flow of nervous energy.
The causes of subluxations are from trauma such as slips, falls, and forcefull blows. Drugs, abnormal forces at birth, and other stresses can also cause subluxations.
A chiropractic adjustment corrects the subluxation and restores proper functioning of the nervous system. Chiropractic care is used successfully on human patients all the time. Animals have individual vertebral bone that subluxate and cause nerve pressure and pain. Animals respond to chiropractic adjustments just as well as humans. Animals definitely c