Dr. Maria McElwee is a board certified chiropractor with international accreditation in animal chiropractic.
She graduated from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.
She then graduated from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina with a Doctorate in Chiropractic.
She has also completed a post doctorate curriculum for Animal Chiropractic at Options for Animals in Wellsville, Kansas.
She is recognized by the National Board of Chiropractic of Examiners (NBCE), International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA), and the State of Pennsylvania as a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Chiropractic treatment includes not only treating the spinal joints but also the joints of the arms and legs; applied to animals, the spinal joints, the fores and hinds.
Why Animal Chiropractic?
Recognizing that your pet is having a problem is the best way to help avoid suffering and having a worsening condition develop. There are numerous signs that indicate trouble in any pet's joints, including knees, hips, shoulders, neck and back.
Indications of care: Lameness, trouble getting up and down, athletic competitions, surgery involving anesthesia, seizures or neurological problems, geriatric/older pets, recovering from illness or injury, behavior or mood change, chronic health problems that do not resolve as expected, signs of navicular disease or laminitis.
Benefits of Animal Chiropractic: Chiropractic treatment helps to restore normal joint function. This relieves pain, promotes healing, and prevents accelerated degeneration.