At Sweetbriar Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to delivering the highest level of care through as many treatment options as possible. To that end, we are proud to offer veterinary chiropractic adjustments as part of our comprehensive list of services.
Chiropractic care is a treatment that involves the manipulation and readjustment of the body by a specially trained professional. These adjustments are meant to restore proper alignment of joints, thereby reestablishing motion and movement and decreasing pain. With proper alignment, nerve function is restored and your companion’s body is allowed to communicate freely.
Though chiropractic adjustments are highly targeted, they are surprisingly gentle. In fact, the majority of the patients we treat become quite relaxed during a session. Pets typically sleep for a few hours after an adjustment, after which their parents often report that they wake up relieved and revitalized.
Signs of improper joint movement can vary greatly and may include pain, behavioral changes, lameness, and refusal to participate in normal daily activities. Other symptoms may be more difficult to see because they are associated with your pet’s nervous system. As such, regular adjustments to ensure proper nerve flow may be recommended.
Chiropractic care can greatly help pets that are obese or elderly, as well as facilitate a faster and more comfortable post-surgical recovery period. Chiropractic care can also address a wide variety of other health issues, including incontinence, skin conditions, behavior problems, and gastrointestinal disorders.
At Sweetbriar Veterinary Clinic, we work closely with Dr. Heath Hermes, of Elevation Animal Chiropractic. For the convenience of our clients, Dr. Hermes comes to our clinic monthly to perform adjustments. This allows our patients to receive the care they need in an environment they are familiar with.
If you’re curious about this service and whether it could benefit your companion, we’d be more than happy to answer your questions. Call today to get started!