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Shari C. Silverman, VMD, started The Simply Sound Horse to provide supplemental therapeutic medical practices to serve as a complement to traditional western-based veterinary healthcare.
Many horse health problems can be improved and often relieved by the use of manipulative techniques, good nutrition, and a balanced approach to rehabilitation. Acupuncture, a core element in returning a horse to health, has been shown to increase healing by:
- releasing pain interrupting and relaxing endorphins
Pain is complex and clinically challenging to treat. Often it is easy to overlook subtle signs of discomfort. Like humans, as a horse lives a longer life, issues surrounding pain increase causing quality of life to diminish. As with all creatures, horses have a right to pain relief.
As a graduate of Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians, the only comprehensively scientific acupuncture course available to veterinarians, Dr. Shari Silverman, VMD, uses techniques blending a scientific modern approach with the ancient medical practices developed centuries ago in China.
Dr. Silverman's equine treatment plans and wellness programs, include:
Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for pain influenced issues such as equine osteoarthritis, joint pain, lameness, nerve damage, muscular-skeletal injury, and chronic hoof pain from navicular disease or laminitis.
"My goal", says Dr. Silverman, " is to restore structural integrity and equilibrium allowing the body to
Dr. Silverman has been passionate about horses since childhood. As an adult equestrian, she competed on the Italian National Circuit including the Italian National Championships. She worked as an ambulatory large animal veterinarian; and as a regulatory veterinarian for the NJ Department of Agriculture and the NJ and PA Racing Commissions.
She has worked at Monmouth Park, Freehold Raceway and The Meadowlands in New Jersey; PARX (Philadelphia Park) Harrah’s Chester, Penn National & Pocono Downs in Pennsylvania.
Shari Silverman lives at Abbey Rose Farm in Hunterdon County, New Jersey with 4 horses, 3 alpacas, 9 cats, 2 dogs, and her husband. If she is not working or riding her own horse, she might be piloting a small airplane in the skies above New Jersey.
Dr. Silverman is available by appointment
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