What is chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care involves the manipulation and readjustment of the body by a specially trained veterinary professional. These adjustments restore proper alignment of joints, thereby reestablishing optimal motion and movement and decreasing pain. With proper alignment, nerve function can be successfully restored and your pet’s body can then communicate freely.
Will a chiropractic adjustment hurt my pet?
Chiropractic adjustments are highly targeted yet remarkably gentle. In fact, the majority of the animals we treat become quite relaxed during a session. Following an adjustment, patients typically sleep for a few hours, after which owners often report that they wake up relieved and revitalized.
How can I know if my pet needs an adjustment?
Symptoms of poor or improper joint movement can vary and may include pain, behavioral changes, lameness, and refusal to participate in normal everyday activities. Other symptoms may be more difficult to spot because they adversely affect your pet’s nervous system. As such, regular adjustments to restore 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-operative recovery period. Chiropractic care can also
help with a wide variety of other medical issues, including
incontinence, skin conditions, behavior problems, and
If you’re curious about this service and whether it could benefit your companion, we’d be more than happy to answer your questions. Contact Best Friends Animal Clinic today to get started!
Best Friends Animal Clinic
1313 North Harrison AvenueShawnee, OK 74801
Monday: 7:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday: 7:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Thursday: 7:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Friday: 7:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Saturday: By Appointment Only