“Nerves control everything that happens in our body” states the College of Animal Chiropractic. The command center for the nervous system is the brain and the spinal column so it follows that a healthy and properly functioning spine leads to a more regulated nervous system. It’s important to remember that the body and its’ systems are all connected. When the vertebra of the spine are in alignment the connecting muscles, ligaments and nerves have the ability to function properly.
Pet owners and veterinarians turn to chiropractic for a number of different reasons; hip dysplasia, arthritis, acute or chronic injury, difficulty or reluctance going up or down stairs, lameness or unusual gait, disc disease, neurological disease, and pain in the back or neck. Chiropractic care does not replace regular veterinary care, rather it is used in conjunction with vet care to relieve symptoms and restore proper functioning.
A2AH has a licensed animal chiropractor on staff. If you’re interested in animal chiropractic talk to your veterinarian or give us a call and we can discuss whether it would be a good option for your pet.