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Chiropractic for Cats – How a comprehensive approach to therapy can help our feline friends.

By Eirlys Green MSc, BSc (Hons), EEBW McTimoney Animal Chiropractor at Aceso Animal Therapy Introduction When we think of Animal Therapy, and the wide variety of techniques being used throughout the industry, we tend to automatically link these treatments to…

McTimoney Animal Practitioner honoured to be part of the team McTimoney Animal Practitioner honoured to be part of the team Crufts 2024 Best in Show!

10/07/2024 by in Dog

McTimoney Animal Practitioner honoured to be part of the team Crufts 2024 Best in Show! Viking, officially known as Ch Brighttouch Drift the Line Through Dialynne and owned by Melanie Raymond, John Shaw, and Kerry Kirtley won the Pastoral Group…

A preliminary study into the effects of chiropractic treatment on the mechanical nociceptive thresholds (MNTs) of dogs showing behavioural signs of pain when wearing a harness.

10/07/2024 by in Dogs

Dogs showing behavioural signs of pain (Helsinki Pain Index) when wearing a harness show increased sensitivity to pain of the thoracic musculature compared to dogs showing no behavioural pain. Chiropractic techniques focus on correction of joint function of the spine…

A preliminary study of the mechanical nociceptive thresholds (MNTs) of dogs showing behavioural signs of pain when wearing a harness.

10/07/2024 by in Dogs

Many assistance Dog charities rely on the use of a harness when their dogs are working in public. Additionally, more dog owners are choosing the harness as a more welfare-friendly use of restraint when walking their dogs. Behavioural pain assessment…

A preliminary investigation into the effect of pony age and rider weight on the mechanical nocioceptive thresholds of the epaxial muscles and heart rate variability of Exmoor ponies

Rider weight as a percentage of equine weights have attracted considerable interest from a welfare perspective. The impact of rider weight on different pony age groups has not been explored. This study investigated the impact of rider weight on epaxial…

A preliminary investigation into the effect of rider weight on the mechanical nocioceptive thresholds of the epaxial muscles(MNTs) and heart rate variability(HRV) of exmoor ponies

Welfare and ethics surrounding riding is critical to equestrianism’s Social Licence to Operate & pressure is mounting for change. Rider weight limits form the basis for much concern given the current knowledge of the physiological change an increase in rider…

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