Physiotherapy can be very beneficial to working dogs and pets.
Canine Physiotherapy can be used for:
- Pain relief/management
- Pre and post-operative rehabilitation
- Maintaining muscle tone and conditon
If your dog has been diagnosed with a musculoskeltetal condition, suffers from arthritis or needs rehabilitative care, then physio can aid towards creating a treatment program to ensure functional mobility and comfort is restored quickly and efficiently.
How will physio benefit your dog?
If your dog presents with any of the following conditions then physiotherapy may be beneficial.
- Hip Dysplasia
- Patella Luxation
- Fracture repair
- Cranial Cruciate disease
- Elbow Dysplasia
- Neurological conditions
- Back, neck, pelvic pain
- Difficulty with function eg. stairs, jumping
- Muscle, tendon, ligament pain
Prior to treatment a thorough static and dyanamic assessment will be carried out to ensure the primary dysfunction is treated, resulting in effective and focused treatment.
A range of treatment modalities are used as part of your dogs physiotherapy session, this includes, manual therapy, electrotherapies, stretching routines and structered exercise prescription programs tailored to your dogs needs.