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Orthopedic Manipulation

Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM)  is a healing technique that locates an area of an animal’s nervous system that has fallen out of communication, and re-establishes neuronal communication, thus inducing healing.

When the spine is misaligned, the nervous system does not function properly and can result in an impaired nervous function called subluxation. Left untreated, a subluxation can result in bone and joint displacement, spondylosis, or joint fusion.

Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulative technique employs the use of an activator, which serves as a graduated spinal accelerometer. It is a painless and safe procedure, which means your pet can be adjusted without sedation while standing, sitting, resisting or in muscle spasm.

VOM can treat many conditions, including acute and non-acute lameness, hip dysplasia-like syndromes, intervertebral disc disease, progressive myelopathy, urinary and fecal incontinence, Wobbler’s Disease, digestive disorders, agility dysfunction, endocrine disease and much more.

If you’re looking for orthopedic care for your pet in the Sarasota, FL and Lakewood Ranch areas, contact us today to schedule your pet’s consultation!

Sarasota Animal Medical Center

4822 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34232
t:  941-954-4771

Monday 8:30am-6pm
Tuesday 8:30am-6pm
Wednesday  8:30am-6pm
Thursday 8:30am-6pm
Friday 8:30am-6pm
Saturday 8:00am-5pm
Sunday Closed

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