When to resort to chiropractic treatment?

The ideal is to resort to chiropractic preventively, however there are some clear signs that show discomfort or pain in your animal.


  • Animals that avoid sudden movements or play
  • Behavior changes
  • Excessively skittish animals
  • Lameness that does not respond to conventional treatments
  • Animals that do not move in a straight line
  • Dull Hair


  • Irritability, discomfort or sensitivity to brushing
  • Sinking of the back or protest when mounted
  • Pitch when they change air
  • Saddle rejection or cinching
  • Constant tail flapping
  • Difficulty in meeting or lateral work
  • They work poorly with one hand and the other not
  • Shortened stride
  • Loss of contact on the reins
  • Kick in the air
  • Refusal to move forward
  • Wear of the front part of some of the helmets
  • Neurological symptoms such as abnormal rhythm in the airs or abnormal pruritus (itching)
  • Difficulty in turning
  • Insubordination when mounting or disobedience when jumping
  • Asymmetrical sweat stains
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Sensitivity to touch
  • Support at the farrier


  • Changes in postural habits: (if they lie down when sitting down, always urinate on the same side or lie down or position themselves strangely to eat).
    Discomfort when getting in or out of the car, the stairs, the sofa, the bed, etc…
  • Slower pace
  • Hinding legs together to run
  • Licking Skin Lesions
  • Pain when being held
  • Recurrent ear and anal gland infections
  • Fecal and urinary incontinence
  • Tail that does not move or moves lightly