Services from Balanced Hoof & Paw

An Osteopathic Approach to Animal Rehabilitation

When your animal companion suffers from an accident, trauma, or surgery we are here to help in the recovery and rehabilitation process. We offer manual therapies and consulting in the techniques shown below.

We also offer training and consultation in the realm of preventive and proactive conditioning to help your animal now as he/she ages. Did you know that there are many proactive techniques that you can apply right now to slow and even stop some of the typical debilitating conditions that occur during the normal aging process? Contact Us today for more information!

What is our goal in osteopathy?

To restore balance in all five systems of the body, thereby restoring the animal’s vital force or Chi. The whole body, including TMJ and hoof balance, should be moving and operating in harmony, with no restrictions, creating balance in the animal. Osteopaths also evaluate the animal’s social environment, living quarters, nutrition and occupation, since these factors can also affect the well-being of the animal.

What are our treatment tools?

Our hands and eyes are our tools.  Our treatment toolbox includes cranial sacral work, myofascial release, visceral manipulation, joint mobilizations and various manipulation techniques.

Osteopathy can and does compliment other alterantive approaches as well as traditional veterinary practices.

Service Offerings

  • Osteopathic Evaluations
  • Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Myofascial Release
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Visceral Manipulation
  • PNF Techniques

Modalities:

  • Electrical Stimulation
  • TENS
  • Ultrasound
  • Low Level Laser
  • Alpha Stim

Therapies:

  • MyoFascial Release
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Reiki
  • TTouch
  • Osteopathic Treatments
  • Massage
  • Bowen Technique
1

Low Level Laser

using a class III laser beam to stimulate healing of wounds, trigger point therapy and key acupuncture points.

2

Estim

using a controlled electrical current to stimulate muscle contractions for strengthening and rehabilitation from surgery.

3

TENS and Micro-current

using a modified electrical current to control acute and chronic pain.

4

Rehabilitation Exercises and Stretches

to assist in injury recovery and prevention, namely sensory, proprioception and strength.

5

Myofascial Release

mobilizing the fascial component of the body to increase circulation and nutrition to the neuromuscular system.

6

Trigger Point Therapy

to release the neuromuscular spasms that affect the body.

7

Reiki

manual techniques to effect the energy systems of the body for better well being.

8

TTouch

manual techniques to influence the neuromuscular system.

9

Osteopathic Treatments

including joint manipulations, visceral manipulation, and cranial sacral work– to help restore the vitality for the recovery and prevention process of health.

10

Massage

 to promote circulation and energy flow as well as relaxation and pain relief.

11

Bowen Technique

 to assist the neural system in recovery from trauma.