Sauganash Animal Chiropractic - Chicago, IL
Sauganash Animal Chiropractic provides animal chiropractic health treatments for your pets. Whether your pet is currently well, sick or nursing an injury, Dr. Deanna Minkler can provide help and relief using proven and effective techniques for helping them heal and keeping them healthy for years to come.
Animal chiropractic is a non-surgical, drug-free approach for correcting or managing many musculoskeletal disorders that affect the joints, discs, soft-tissues and nerves. Any aspect of the animal’s body that is biomechanical can usually be helped a great deal with chiropractic treatment.
Whenever a joint becomes restricted in its range of motion (hypomobile or ‘locked-up’) — which can happen through trauma, repetitive injury, degenerative changes or structural stresses — the surrounding tissues are affected. This restriction further affects the joint’s ability to move freely causing the area to be sensitive or painful. Nerves are the communication links between all tissues in the body to the brain and spinal cord; when joint dysfunction is present, messages to other areas are also affected, which can lead to pain, weakness, reduced function and compensatory changes.
Animal chiropractic focuses on restoring movement and promoting heath by rehabilitating normal joint mechanics and soft-tissue function, thus, normalizing neurological patterns that facilitate healing. The main tool an animal chiropractor uses to restore joint motion is called an “adjustment”, or veterinary spinal manipulation. This gentle, specialized, manual skill involves the application of a quick, low-force maneuver that is directed to a specific area of a joint at a specific angle. A certified animal chiropractor understands these joint angles intimately and can best assess if an animal can benefit from chiropractic care. These professionals are the only ones who are qualified to adjust your pet.
Animal CranialSacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on approach to relieving pain and improving whole body health and performance. This light-touch treatment directly addresses the craniosacral system which are the soft tissues and fluid that protect the brain and spinal cord. Few body systems have more impact on the central nervous system than this critical structure.
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How do you serve precious pets?
- Animal Chiropractic
What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?
- Guinea Pigs
Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?
Which part of the country do you serve pets?
Chicago and surrounding suburbs
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