Jackie Leftwich BSc MSc AMC MMCA FRCC (Animal)
Chiropractor [McTimoney/STR/IAVC] (Qualified to treat humans and animals)
Registered with GCC and RAMP
Telephone: 07738 110570
E-mail: info@watersidechiropractic.co.uk

Posts Tagged ‘joint disease’

Canine Alabama Rot or Cutaneous Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) Update

January 17, 2016  |   Canine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Firstly Happy New Year to all Waterside Chiropractic Clients!  The days are starting to get longer and we are looking forward to Summer.  Not that we are wishing the days away, but after all the recent rain which has turned most places into muddy quagmires, we are definitely seeking some sun and decent weather!  It has been very mild over the recent 'Winter' months, which may be a contributing factor to the number of incidences ...

Chiropractic: Helping People and Animals with Arthritis

January 31, 2015  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Helping animals with arthritis too! Arthritis is known by many names—but all of them indicate a condition that can be both painful and debilitating.  The word 'arthritis' means 'inflammation of the joint and is derived from the word arthritis comes from the Greek 'arthron' meaning "joint" and the Latin 'itis' meaning "inflammation".  In the UK, around 10 million people have ...

Waterside Chiropractic Welcomes BackCare Awareness Week 6th-12th October 2014

October 06, 2014  |   Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Waterside Chiropractic welcomes this year's BackCare Awareness Week which runs from 6th-12th October. This is an annual event organised by the charity, BackCare (www.backcare.org.uk) which aims to promote the awareness of back pain and the wide-ranging issues surrounding it, including prevention and treatment. BackCare Awareness Week puts the spotlight on the prevention of back and neck pain and the emphasis on good posture and as stress free a living as possible ...

How the Sport that Your Horse is Involved in May Impact On Your Horse – Part II – the Showjumper

June 03, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

It is probably of no surprise to most that the type of sport that your horse is involved in may impact on your horse and its way of going.  The discipline of the individual sports horse has an important impact on training regimes, conformational problems, degenerative disease and injury.  This is why animal chiropractors and others that are involved with horses need to be familiar with the various sporting disciplines and the predisposing factors that ...

How the Sport that Your Horse is Involved in May Impact On Your Horse – Part 1 – the Dressage Horse

April 25, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

It is probably of no surprise to most that the type of sport that your horse is involved in may impact on your horse and its way of going.  The discipline of the individual sports horse has an important impact on training regimes, conformational problems, degenerative disease and injury.  This is why animal chiropractors and others that are involved with horses need to be familiar with the various sporting disciplines and the predisposing factors that ...

Has Your Dog’s Behaviour Changed? Don’t Let Pain Affect Your Dog’s Quality of Life

March 30, 2014  |   Canine Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

I took a very sad call from a gentleman this week asking if I could assess his dog.  The dog had completely lost all use of its back legs.  On digging deeper I discovered that for several weeks, the dog had refused to get up on the sofa for a cuddle with its owner, whereas it had always done this previously.  It had also started to become reluctant to go for a walk for about ...

Equine Joint Health – are joint problems on the rise? Can McTimoney Chiropractic from Waterside Chiropractic help?

January 20, 2014  |   Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

You may or may not be a 'Horse or Hound' reader, but if you are, you will undoubtedly have seen the feature in the 9th January issue where Horse and Hound invited expert riders and equine professionals to a round table discussion on the issues of joint disease and associated problems.  This was followed up by a few letters commenting on this article in the Horse and Hound 16th January issue. One of the key messages ...