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Chiropractic in General Veterinary Practice

December 8, 2017 12:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Chiropractic in General Veterinary Practice

I graduated the Diploma of Animal Chiropractic at RMIT in December 2001.  Since then I have included chiropractic knowledge with conventional veterinary practice during consults. Even while recording the patient’s history, my mind is running in both realms.  Because of this extra tool my treatments are generally much more complete compared with straight conventional. As […]

Vale George Schofield OAM

December 5, 2017 12:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Vale George Schofield OAM

I was sorry to hear of the loss of a great animal chiropractic pioneer, George Schofield. I remember in the late 80’s, long before I studied to be a vet, I had a young Rottweiller called Buick with severe mobility problems that the normal western medicine approach could not diagnose or treat. On the way […]

Vestibular Disease- Does Your Dog Have Vertigo?

April 18, 2017 5:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Vestibular Disease- Does Your Dog Have Vertigo?

Managing Geriatric Vestibular Disease with Animal Biomechanical Medicine, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Vestibular disease is most often seen in old dogs and is similar to vertigo in people. Just like with vertigo, dizziness, nausea and uncoordination are some of the signs your dog can show. The eyes may also flick from side to side, a […]

Training your ABM Patient

March 10, 2017 4:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Training your ABM Patient

As ABM practitioners it does make our job a whole lot easier if our canine patients are relaxed and comfortable with being handled, and able to perform simple commands such as sit, stand, and lie down. Whilst we can work around most postural issues or non-compliance, patients will usually get the best results if we […]

The Biomechanical Effects of Long & Low

March 3, 2017 12:27 pm Published by Comments Off on The Biomechanical Effects of Long & Low

Firstly everything is always a matter of perspective. There is long and low done the correct way with the horse in balance and there is long and low done the incorrect way with the horse on the forehand and over flexed (behind the vertical) which is very stressful on the horse physically and mentally. It […]

What Does it Take?

February 28, 2017 8:46 pm Published by Comments Off on What Does it Take?

What does it take, to become an Animal Biomechanical Professional? You mean aside from the literal blood, sweat and tears? I wish I was joking, but dogs bite, working on horses during Summer is fun (hot!!!), and the assignments…oh the assignments… I’m currently just over 2 months shy of completing the ABM course, providing I […]

Caring for your dog's paws

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

February 22, 2017 12:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Putting Your Best Foot Forward

The Ultimate Guide to Care of the Aging Canine Foot Dr Alison Moran, BVSC (Hons1) MANZCVS (Med) GradDipAnimalChiro IVAS graduate (almost), Mona Vale Vet Hospital   You can make a big difference to your old friend’s everyday comfort through some simple foot care. Reduce the slip Look at the underside of your pal’s foot – […]