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Healthy happy friends, family, chiropractic and me!!

chiropractic for horses

November 27th, 2012 1,030 post views

My chiropractic journey started when 7 years ago my horse was having back problems and began dragging her back leg.

After talking to friends we had been recommended to see a chiropractor for animals. In almost no time at all the chiropractor had worked a miracle on my horse and found the root of the problem straight away.  Within 2 months the horse had stopped dragging her leg and her ability to jump was bigger and better than ever.  This was my first friend to experience the benefits of chiropractic care.

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Horse Showjumping

Then a year later I met Dr Revell (doctor of chiropractic, not medical) and it was at this point that I really started getting to grips with what chiropractic did and how it worked for people.  I had suffered with knee problems for many years, which were attributed to horse riding and other sporting activities that I had undertaken at school.

I stopped going to the gym and running as I became scared of the pain that exercise would bring to my knee. I knew, however, that being unable to stay active and do the things I wanted to do would make me miserable in the long-term – not to mention making me less fit and healthy. It was at this point that I decided to seek treatment.

I am so happy I went to see the team at Lushington Chiropractic to ease the pain and treat the underlying problems that I had. The techniques and exercises I was given stopped the pain and meant that I could go to the gym, run and ride without being worried about discomfort or doing damage any more.

Chiropractic adjustments made me feel a million times healthy and happier. So, when my sister started complaining of similar pain I was adamant that she needed to go and see my chiropractor. My sister was mainly concerned with neck pain and she had initially been treated by a physiotherapist. Unfortunately, the course of treatment didn’t help her pain and it was 2 years of discomfort before she finally sought the help of a chiropractor.  I’m happy to say she is now pain free and only returns for maintenance check ups.

My mum is also among the many people that I’ve recommended chiropractic to. She had tried many things over the years to deal with her niggles and nagging pains. But after hearing such good reports from my sister and I she decided to give chiropractic ago. She has not looked back since.  Instead of reaching for painkillers she reaches for the phone to call Lushington Chiropractic.

I now have a number of friends who I have introduced to chiropractic, all with different stories.  Just last week my best friend started treatment and in one week she already feels like a new lady.

While many people consider their doctor or physiotherapist to be the first port of call for any acute pains or chronic discomfort, I always tell people that it is well worth booking an initial assessment with their local qualified chiropractor. The very best chiropractors, like the team at Lushington Chiropractic in Eastbourne, take a truly holistic approach to healthcare and can achieve dramatic improvements in health and wellbeing by looking at every aspect of a patient’s issues and imbalances. It may be that simple adjustments are required to see improvements, or it may be that an intensive exercise programme or changes to diet are advisable.

Have you got a story you can share about chiropractic, health issues or maybe pain?? I would love you hear all about it. Why not share your thoughts in the comments section below or head to our Facebook page to leave your review.

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5 responses to “Healthy happy friends, family, chiropractic and me!!”

  1. James Revell James Revell says:

    When I was studying we had a vet training with us. She was already qualified as an animal chiropractor and had some amazing video’s of horses and dogs before and after care. She had been working in a University in Italy.
    The before and after effects were amazing. I went with her once when she treated the local hairdressers Alsatian. He seemed to really enjoy it.

  2. Ellie says:

    Fascinating how Chiropractic care can help animals, and to treat such a big animal in that way is truly amazing. I remember first hearing a story from Dr Moore about a dog who had adjustments!
    Does anyone else have a story they could share as I would love to learn and find out a little more?
    Great as well Rach, how this has helped so many others in your life 🙂 I hope to share my Mum’s story with you all soon x

  3. Vikki Vikki says:

    That’s amazing that horses can have chiropractic care too!

  4. Claire Claire says:

    Was lovely to read how the interest in Chiropractic started for you and your first friend who benefited was your horse (great picture, assuming is you riding!). Amazing what you learn as had never thought about animals can have chiropractic too and benefit. Looking forward to your next blog 🙂

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