The conditions that can be treated using physiotherapy are many and varied and include:

Arthritis (aka Osteoarthritis or DJD)

Chronic Degenerative Radiculomyelopathy (aka CDRM)

Cruciate Ligament Disease or Rupture

Elbow Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Luxating Patella

Muscle Spasm / Strain / Wastage (aka muscle atrophy)

Osteochondritis Dissicans (aka OCD)

Paralysis

Paresis

Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Spinal Injury / Surgery

Wounds

Physiotherapy is also a great way to help keep really active dogs such as agility dogs or working dogs in peak physical condition.

The treatments used include:

Massage

Stretches

Passive & Active Range of Movement Exercises

Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field Therapy

Phototherapy

Hydrotherapy

Reiki

Exercise Prescription

Heat Therapy

Cryotherapy

The benefits of physio include:

Pain Relief

Relaxation of Muscles

Muscle Building and Toning

Increased Range of Movement in the Joints

Soft Tissue Healing

Fracture Healing

Improved Balance, Coordination, and Proprioception

Slowing of the Progression of Degenerative Conditions

Increased Strength and Stamina

If you are unsure about whether your dog might benefit from physiotherapy I will be happy to discuss the case with both you and your vet.





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