Thursday, May 28, 2015

sore muscles in dogs- chiropractor for dogs in south shore boston, cape cod, nantucket

Dogs need a 10 to 15 min warm up before exercise such as a fast pace walk which will improve flexibility and heat up the muscle. This will also reduce strain and improve oxygen utilization due to increased hemoglobin release. Post exercise cool down 15 min w slow walk to dissipate waste products in the body and slowly decrease cardiac output which will prevent blood pooling in muscles and reduce soreness.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Front leg lame in dog - Dog Chiropractor south shore boston, cape cod, nantucket, marthas vineyard.

A common problem in dogs with arthritis and performance dogs is the inability to fully extend the wrist or carpus. A subluxation at the Carpal Accessory Bone is common especially in Agility Dogs. Contact Dr Bruce at 781-337-1180 or email at

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

back pain in dogs, jumping difficulty in dogs, - chiropractor for dogs with back pain south shore boston and boston as well as cape cod

Does your dog have difficulty jumping into the car? Many dogs have subluxation in the low back and or pelvis causing jumping issues. Chiropractic adjustments along with exercises will help. Also considering a ramp for the larger dogs. Many owners just give supplements for the joints or pain meds but this will not address the cause.
Please contact Dr Bruce at 781-337-1180 or email at