Canine Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can benefit a wide range of dogs, from the family friend to the working dog.

If your dog suffers from arthritis, or has been diagnosed with a musculoskeletal condition, we can aid towards creating a treatment programme to ensure functional mobility and comfort is restored as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Canine physiotherapy has many advantages

  • Pain relief

  • Pre and post-operative rehabilitation

  • Encourages tissue repair

Canine physiotherapy assists with the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Veterinary Physiotherapists aim to improve, restore and maintain the canine patient’s functional mobility.

If your dog presents with any of the following conditions, physiotherapy may be beneficial

  • Hip dysplasia

  • Cruciate ligament disease

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Age related problems

  • Osteoarthritis 

  • Fracture Repair

  • Patella luxation

  • Facilitation of wound healing/repair

  • Neurological deficit

Prior to treatment Claire will provide a thorough static and dynamic assessment with your dog to ensure the primary dysfunction is treated, resulting in effective and focused treatment.

Claire uses a range of treatment modalities including manual therapy, electrotherapies and exercise prescription to create a bespoke program for your dog.