Dr. Teresa J Burks is certified by and an active member of the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association. She has 210 hours of continuing education in basic animal chiropractic and over 80 hours of continuing education in advanced animal chiropractic. She regularly treats both performance animals and beloved pets. All animals can benefit from chiropractic care.
Animal Chiropractic is a field of animal health care that focuses on the preservation and health of the neuro-musculo-skeletal system. Why? Nerves control everything that happens in your animals. Anything adversely affecting the nervous system will have detrimental effects that will resonate throughout the entire body. The command centers of the nervous system are the brain and spinal cord which are protected by the spine. The spine is a complex framework of bones (vertebra), ligaments, muscles and nerves. If the movement and biomechanics of the vertebra become dysfunctional, they can interfere with the performance of the nerves that are branching off of the spinal cord and going to the all of the muscles and organs. As this occurs, your animal can lose normal mobility; resulting in stiffness, tension, pain and even organ dysfunction. Additionally, when normal movement is affected, and left unattended, it will ultimately impact your animal?s entire wellbeing and quality of life.
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