Dr Nikki - Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Dr. Nikki VanDenHeuvel
A gentle, holistic approach to healing that analyzes and treats dysfunction of the spine and joints. Dr. Nikki has worked on large and small animals including dogs, cats, horses, cows, llamas, sheep, goats, a pot-bellied pig and a red tailed hawk for over 15 years, helping countless animals live full and happy, pain-free lives.
Dr. Nikki works in conjunction with traditional, as well as holistic veterinary medicine.
Chiropractic adjustments restore alignment to the spine and joints, reestablishes normal nerve function and allows for a return to health and vitality without surgery or drugs. These gentle adjustments are administered by hand.
Indications for Chiropractic Care
Trouble getting up or down
Surgery involving anesthesia
Seizures, spasms or cramps
Age related issues
Recovery from injury or illness
Post surgical care
Specifically for Horses
Loss or decreases in performance levels
Difficulty or issues executing desired movements
Changes in behavior
Muscle spasms or atrophy
Injuries from falls, training or other activities
Stress related to equipment, training, performance levels, shoeing
Pinning ears, stamping feet, kicking, swishing tail
Head shy or cinchy
Difficult of incorrect lead
Inability to flex
Lack of coordination
Specifically for Dogs
Neck, back, leg and tail pain
Limping and lameness
Sudden behavior or mood changes
Lack of coordination
Muscle spasm or atrophy
Inability to climb stairs of jump
Optimize athletic performance
Recovery from illness, surgery or dental procedures
Injury from falls, accidents, training
Chronic health problems
What to expect
A chiropractic visit with Dr. Nikki will include a thorough consultation including your animal’s health and veterinary history. Your animal will then receive a physical assessment which includes:
Gait and posture analysis
Range of motion of joints including spine, neck, jaw and legs
Muscle and bone palpation
Dr. Nikki may also make recommendations, which could include future chiropractic treatments, exercises, equipment changes, dental exam, nutritional supplements and diet changes.
** Chiropractic provides a specific method of care and is not meant to replace veterinary medicine or surgery.
- House Calls
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How do you serve precious pets?
- Animal Chiropractic
What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?
- Guinea Pigs
On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?
- 20-39 lbs
- 40-79 lbs
- 80+ lbs
- under 20 lbs
- American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA)
Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?
- 24 hours notice required
Which part of the country do you serve pets?
What year did you begin serving pets?
How did you hone your craft?
23 years of full-time, animal-only chiropractic practice.
What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?
Keep it natural. Ask yourself "what would my animal do in the wild?"
What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!
I love seeing animals get well with Chiropractic!