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 ‘lameness’

Merry Christmas 2017! Looking forward to 2018! News from 2016/17 – what’s been happening at Waterside Chiropractic since the last blog!

December 06, 2017  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

I'm aware that it has been quite some time since a blog has been posted on this site!  Apologies to all! 2016 and 2017 were manic! Not only was it quite full on with chiropractic appointments, in 2016, Jackie decided to further her animal chiropractic skills by undertaking and passing the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic’s (IAVC) post-graduate diploma which involved over 210 hours of lectures and many hours of homework and case studies, learning a new ...

Winter 2015/16 Update on Waterside Chiropractic Sponsorships

March 01, 2016  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts,Testimonials   |     |   Comments Off

Following a fabulous 2015, Waterside Chiropractic sponsored equine and canine clients, Jessica Sedgwick & Harvey and Emma Priest & Foxi had a bit of time ‘off’ over the Winter.  However, they have not been idle during that time! There were many highs and lows for Jess and Harvey during the second half of 2015.  Harvey jumped beautifully at Hickstead in August and won his class at the Endurance Inter-Regional Competition at Cranwich, Norfolk a couple of ...

The Impact of Surfaces that Influence Equine Soundness and Performance

November 19, 2015  |   Canine Chiropractic,Equine Chiropractic,Human Chiropractic,Latest Posts   |     |   Comments Off

Well with less than 6 weeks until Christmas, I have finally found some time in the diary to write another website blog!  Once again, it has been a busy few months for the whole Waterside Chiropractic crew.  As I sit writing this the weather outside is again wet...like it has been for most of the last two weeks, but then I suppose it is November!  The ground is covered in leaves from the last few ...

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 ...

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 ...