Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice provides personalized care for senior pets in the Hampton Roads area (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, & beyond). Our doctors focus on using integrative medicine modalities to improve quality of life for pets in the comfort of your own home.
Through our veterinary medical manipulation (animal chiropractic) services, Dr. Sharon Cubelo, DVM, CCRP, CVA, CVMMP will provide education about your pet’s musculoskeletal system, their aging or disease process, and how to maximize their mobility and comfort. Animal chiropractors care is a natural, holistic approach to identifying any dysfunction in the vertebrae and joints to minimize the stress caused to the body. Dr. Cubelo completed her Certification in Veterinary Medical Manipulation in 2020 through the Integrative Veterinary Medical Institute.
Chiropractic care can be of benefit in many common conditions:
Back and neck pain
Decrease performance or mobility
Chronic musculoskeletal problems such as sacroiliac disease, hip dysplasia, luxating patellas, and arthritis
Intervertebral disc disease (slipped discs)
Nerve pain (Sciatica, etc…)
Geriatric animals – to help maintain function and mobility
Our mobile services avoid the stress of traditional veterinary visits and provide a family-oriented approach to palliative care. If you feel your pet may be a candidate for animal chiropractic care, please contact us at 757-474-5968 or [email protected] to schedule an appointment.
Why are there a few different names for chiropractic care in animals?
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Is animal chiropractic care recommended for general health?
Is animal chiropractic care beneficial for pet athletes?
What are some signs that my pet might need chiropractic care?
- Abnormal gait or lameness (limping)
- Abnormal posture
- Reduced performance
- Sitting to one side or reluctance to sit or lay down
- Reluctance to move, jump, or climb the stairs
- Decreased flexibility and limited range of motion
- Muscle spasms
- Pain during certain movements (sitting or rising to stand)
- Discomfort when being groomed or petted
- Recurrent digestive problems or incontinence
- Neck or back pain
- Recurrent infections or inflammatory conditions
- Lick granulomas
Can my pet have chiropractic care with other therapies (like acupuncture)?
Welcome to Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice!
We provide end-of-life and aftercare options for your pet. During the toughest of times, we'll be there every step of the way.
(weekend and after-hour fees apply)
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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