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

Oral presentation at BSAS conference, Nottingham, April 2014
Poster +Oral at International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, Chester, June 2014.
Published in Advances in Animal Biosciences Vol 5 (1) March 2014; EVJ supplement , June 2014 View more details


  • 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.

Guest J., Hedderly S., Charlton S., Cunliffe C. (2014)