Dr. Sivula is the founder of Dancing Paws Animal Wellness Center, an Integrative Veterinary Practice in Richfield, Ohio.
Dancing Paws offers patients personalized care using both traditional and holistic methods. The holistic therapies include acupuncture, chiropractic, nutrition, rehabilitation (including underwater treadmill therapy), and Chinese and Western herbal medicines.
Dr. Sivula is a past board member of the AVCA, COAC, and the AAVA. He is also a past President of the AAVA. He is currently the President of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA), an Executive Editor of the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Chair of the Integrative Medicine Committee for the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, and Chair of the Advanced Certification Committee of the AAVA. He has served as the AAVA’s Delegate to the AVMA House of Delegates and is a current faculty member for the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies.
We see mostly geriatric pets, so the most common problems that our patients have are chronic arthritis, neurologic problems, stomach and kidney issues, and cancer. We also see a number of patients for post-surgical rehabilitation.
Most of the conditions we see are the result of the aging process. Some of the patients we see have acute neurologic problems like bulging or ruptured intervertebral discs that are not chronic in nature.
We certainly recommend Real Mushrooms for our cancer patients or anytime we feel that the immune system needs to be addressed. Also, we find that Real Mushrooms improve the quality of life of our geriatric patients in general, no matter what health problems they may have.
For our typical 40-80 pound canine patient I recommend 1 capsule twice daily, sometimes more depending on their general health.
I use the 5 Defenders Mushroom Blend Capsules for overall general health. They help with daily wear and tear, stress, and support my energy levels.
Practice business: www.dancingpawsawc.com
Personal website: www.nealjsivula.com
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