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5 Signs Your Dog is in Pain

Dogs, just like humans, experience pain. This can be a result of joint pain, muscle pain or soreness, pain from an injury or trauma, overuse, disease, or a host of…
Pet Arthritis treatments

5 Ways to Help Your Dog with Arthritis

Osteoarthritis—or more commonly, arthritis—is a degenerative joint disease characterized by the loss of protective cartilage in the joints resulting in exposed bone. This exposed bone causes inflammation and joint pain.…
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Flyball

By Dr. Erica Kirsch Recently I attended a local flyball tournament. If you don’t know what flyball is, I highly recommend checking out this video which shows the world record…
Dog Chiropractic

The Benefits of Manual Therapy

By Dr. Erica Kirsch A large part of our practice on animals involves manual therapy. We have had a lot of success using these techniques to decrease pain and improve…
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The Benefits of Kinesiotape

By Dr. Erica Kirsch Kinesiotape is a specific type of tape. It was first created in the late 1970’s by a Japanese chiropractor names Kenzo Kase. His original philosophy was…
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Canine Dementia Part 1

By Dr. Erica Kirsch About 22.5% of dogs exhibit signs and symptoms of cognitive decline as they age. This is often referred to as canine dementia (CD). These symptoms are …
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Canine Dementia Part 2

By Dr. Erica Kirsch In our previous blog post, we discussed the signs and symptoms of canine dementia (CD) and how exercise can be beneficial in preventing and slowing this…
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Carpal Hyperextension Injury

What is carpal hyperextension? The carpal (wrist) joint consists of the radius, ulna, and carpal bones. The bones are held together by ligaments and tendons. Laxity can occur between any…
degenerative myelopathy

Degenerative Myelopathy

What is degenerative myelopathy? Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a disease of the spinal cord that results in progressive weakness and paralysis. Degenerative myelopathy  is similar to the human disease amyotrophic…