Tag Archives for Chiropractic

The effect of manual chiropractic (McTimoney) treatment on pressure measurements beneath the saddle.

Back problems in horses are recognised as an important factor in performance impairment.
Saddle fit is considered a factor in the pathogenesis of back problems.
Positive evidence that chiropractic treatment affects the horse’s back and reduces mean pressure beneath the saddle.

The effects of chiropractic treatment on the range of motion of the carpus and tarsus of horses

Clinical signs of back pain and spinal dysfunction can include asymmetric or restricted joint motion.
Positive support evidence that chiropractic treatment of horses may increase joint ROM of the carpus and tarsus and improve joint ROM asymmetry.

An investigation into the effects of McTimoney chiropractic treatment on axial rotation of the equine pelvis.

Quantitative assessment of the effect of chiropractic treatment on the axial rotation of the pelvis to reduce asymmetry.
Statistical evidence of postural pelvic asymmetry improvement with McTimoney treatment for at least a 3 week period

An investigation into the effects of McTimoney chiropractic treatment on the stride parameters of the horse during trot

Objective data on the impact of chiropractic treatment on equine locomotor function, Evidence that McTimoney treatment influences stride length and speed (forwardness) of the horse during trot

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