Q&A: Treatment Options For A Dog With Pinched Nerve In Back


Q: Our dog has a pinched nerve in his back creating back leg weakness. We’re looking for treatment options. Lola Michelin, Northwest School of Animal Massage: Pinched nerves are serious business indeed and once your veterinarian has had the opportunity to diagnose the degree of trauma and the location, there are many therapies that will […]

Most Back Pain in Horses Not Detected by Caregivers


Is your horse’s back doing OK? You might want to check again. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Guelph in Canada and the University of Rennes in France found that only a small number of cases of back pain in horses are discovered by owners and caregivers. Below are select portions from the research […]

Alternative Healing Modalities


There are many ways to promote health, and most holistic animal health practitioners are trained in more than one technique. I would like to point out that while most of us turn to one or several therapies to fix a problem or cure an illness, these are all wonderful as preventative therapies as well. I […]