Trustworthy & caring individuals, providing a natural approach to healing.
Choosing to send your beloved horse, dog or cat for rehabilitation can be a difficult decision to make. You want someone who is caring, knowledgeable, and accessible -- someone who cares about your animals as much as you do. You want someone willing to take the time to evaluate each animal's specific needs and tailor a program to assist them in returning to their best overall condition. At our Rehabilitation Center, we pride ourselves on our unique and uncompromising services. We offer a knowledgeable support team, non-invasive, safe, and proven procedures, and a culmination of holistic choices. Of course, any plan of care is followed working closely with your veterinarian.
Suzan Franz Suzie is a Physiotherapist whose love for horses and dogs led her to fulfill a lifelong dream to help injured animals in need and to educate owners. For the past twenty-five years, she has been building her equine/canine therapy practice in the midwest. She has dedicated her life to her Mission Statement: to provide quality care to the injured horse and dog with physical, nutritional, and emotional support. To help each animal recover to its fullest potential and perform in optimal health.
Julie Franz, D.C. Dr. Julie Franz, D.C., is a licensed chiropractor and graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and Options for Animals of Wellsville, KS. Dr. Julie grew up in Worden, IL on a horse farm, where she first developed her love for animals. She began learning about caring for injured animals at a young age, as she spent over 10 years assisting her parents with their on-site Equine Rehabilitation Center, Indian Creek. Together, along with the participation of a team of skilled professionals, Indian Creek has helped hundreds of horses, dogs, and cats recover from debilitating injuries and illnesses, as well as enhancing the performance of many animal athletes through corrective body work, physical therapy modalities, corrective shoeing, dentistry, dietary changes, and chiropractic adjustments. Dr. Julie is passionate about helping animals and their owners enjoy happier, healthier, pain-free lives.
Kristen Baker, CMT Kristen is a certified John F. Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR) therapist with over seven years of hands-on experience practicing corrective equine and canine massage and bodywork. Her treatment methods correct and prevent dysfunctional movement disorders in three steps: movement and structural evaluations, diagnosis of dysfunctional areas, and treatment and correction of the dysfunctional areas. Her dog, Kora, was her motivation to learn corrective bodywork so that she could ensure she lives the longest, healthiest life possible. She has conducted over seven years of research on canine nutrition and diet, of structural and muscular dysfunction along with corrective massage-all of this to improve the quality and longevity of Kora’s life. Now, her goal is to help keep as many beloved pets and competitive animal athletes functional and happy for as long as possible.