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How Pet Chiropractic Care Helps Dogs and Cats By Dr. Karen Becker   Pet chiropractic care is an excellent way to prevent and treat joint degeneration in your pet. Proper vertebral alignment keeps the body from shifting into unhealthy positions to compensate for joint pain caused by injury or degeneration. Regular manual orthopedic manipulation, especially with large…

In truth, the pet rehabilitation for our beloved pets is very similar to that of people. However, it is adjusted slightly as their anatomy has key differences and their bones, joints, muscles, and tendons are stressed in different ways. With this in mind, all rehabilitation programs should be developed by professionals in the veterinarian industry…

What is electrostimulation? Electrostimulation is using an electrical impulse to a nerve within a muscle to help decrease pain, increase muscle strength, or both. When delivered appropriately and with proper training, electrostimulation should be ONLY a positive experience, particularly in our pets who can’t understand why we would do something painful even if it was…

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Physical therapy for animals increasingly seen as viable treatment option By R. Scott Nolen Over the past 10 years, pet rehab or rehabilitation has emerged from a boutique service to what is fast becoming a mainstream treatment option within veterinary medicine. With animal rehabilitation services becoming increasingly commonplace, more and more clients are recognizing that…

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Dog ACL Injury is common and vary in degrees of seriousness. Read on to discover what your dog may require on the road to recovery from an ACL tear. As Wally can attest, dog ACL Injury is all too common. It’s a cold winter evening. My dogs go out for their last little romp before…

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If your dog is old, achy, injured or just overweight, consider taking the plunge with Hydro or Water Therapy Not long ago, Nicole Rosell’s 11-year-old terrier mix Lily blew a disc in her neck, leaving the previously active pooch temporarily paralyzed. Surgery helped to relieve the compression on her spinal nerves, but then the hard…

Canine rehabilitation Arkansas Veterinary Surgery Center

Contact us today to see how our canine rehabilitation program can help your pet along the path to become happy, healthy and strong. Physical canine rehabilitation is used to retrain nerves and muscles, alleviate pain and to help restore abilities lost due to injury or disease.  We focus on retraining the body so that normal…

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