Chiropractic

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Chiropractic: Modality of Movement

Chiropractors have been treating human patients on a professional basis in this country since before the turn of the century, but it has only been in recent years that this alternative form of therapy has been applied to a substantial number of horse

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Therapeutic Options – What is AAEP’s Position?

Today, therapeutic options such as acupuncture, chiropractic and physical therapy are experiencing wider clinical use. Although the mechanisms by which these therapeutic options may work are not fully understood, they do offer the

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The Equine Spine–Back To Work

First, how can we visualize and understand what’s going on under that hair, skin, and muscle? Denoix has diagnostic steps to examine a horse with performance problems that he believes might stem from the spine.

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Equine Physical Therapy

How does Physical Therapy relate to horses and to veterinary medicine? According to Haussler, the veterinary community can learn a lot from physical therapists about taking a proactive approach to equine rehab.

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Selecting an Alternative Practitioner

Let’s say you decide to give an alternative therapy a try. How do you find a competent practitioner? We know which ones you’d rather have work on your horse, so we’ll give you some tips for finding the qualified people and avoiding

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Alternative Therapies: Quality or Quackery?

In spite of (or perhaps because of) the ongoing debate about the merits of chiropractic, acupuncture, and other alternative treatments, these and other modalities are exploding in popularity. First embraced by human medicine, methods ranging from”n spite of (or perhaps because of) the ongoing debate about the merits of chiropractic, acupuncture, and other alternative treatments” spite of (or perhaps b

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Holistic Medicine

Change is taking place in the world of equine veterinary medicine as more and more horse owners and practitioners look to alternative or complementary forms of treatment or prevention for a wide variety of maladies. It wasn’t

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