CANINE AND SMALL ANIMAL PHYSIOTHERAPY

Canine physiotherapy assists with the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions or injuries. Our aim as physiotherapists is to improve, restore or maintain the functional mobility and can benefit the sporting dogs, working dogs and your family pet.

Canine physiotherapy can assist in:

  • Pain relief for chronic (long term) or acute (short term) conditions and injuries

  • Pre and post-operative rehabilitation

  • Improving muscle and gait asymmetry 

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Reducing chance of injury

Will my dog benefit from physiotherapy?

Some of the conditions physiotherapy will be of benefit:

  • Hip or elbow dysplasia

  • Cranial Cruciate Disease

  • Osteoarthritis 

  • Stiffness/weakness

  • Hip replacements

  • Spinal disorders

  • Fracture repair

  • Patella luxation

  • Obesity

  • Amputees

  • Muscle, tendon or ligament strains

  • Muscle atrophy/asymmetry

  • Wounds/surgical incisions 

 

Prior to treatment a thorough static and dynamic assessment will be carried out on your dog, as well as consulting with your treating veterinarian, resulting in effective and focused treatment.

We use a range of treatment modalities, to include manual therapy, electrotherapies and stretching regimes to create a bespoke programme designed specifically for your dogs needs. Find out more about treatments click here.

 

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