Chiropractic & Acupuncture

Veterinary chiropractic and acupuncture are two of the most utilised complimentary therapies in veterinary practice today. These therapies support conventional veterinary care rather than replace it and benefit a wide spectrum of patients from canine athletes to rehabilitation and pain management in both dogs and cats.

Chiropractic

Chiropractic care focuses on health and proper function of the spine and joints. The overall goal of chiropractic treatment is to restore normal joint motion and nerve function as well as reducing inflammation and pain. Chiropractic uses controlled forces applied to specific joints to restore motion and generate a therapeutic response. These adjustments are very quick and precise, typically not causing any discomfort.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese technique that involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points in the body for the treatment or prevention of disease, including pain. Acupuncture may be used alone, or in combination with other treatments to control a wide variety of disorders. It is particularly useful for conditions of the musculoskeletal system such as arthritis, lameness, spinal disease and muscular pain. It is also beneficial for chronic medical conditions such as diseases of the gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive and immune systems as well as skin conditions. The greatest benefits are seen with a series of treatments `tailored to the patient’s individual needs.

If you would like to book your pet in for Chiropractic or Acupunture treatment, please ask to see our veterinarian Dr Kylie Wong.