Performance Canine Evaluations

The initial evaluation will take approximately 1 hour. The evaluation consists of the following:


A Thorough Manual Palpation of Muscle and Fascia
  • A diagnosis and assessment of primary versus compensatory tension areas throughout the body.
Orthopedic Examination
  • An evaluation of joint pain and integrity of specific joints.
Manual Palpation of Acupuncture Meridians and Points
  • A diagnostic aid to determine specific areas of the body both internally and externally affected by imbalance, stagnation, deficiencies or excess conditions.
Range of Motion Assessment
  • Manual palpation and movement of the motion joints throughout the entire body.
Lameness Evaluation
  • Walk, trot, cantor on leash on hard and soft surfaces
  • Movement free in open area - Evaluation of dog performing discipline (agility, tracking etc)
Treatment
  • Myofascial and muscle releasing techniques
  • Adjustment of vertebral subluxation complexes and other motion joint
  • Acupuncture