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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for Pets

We offer physiotherapy for rehabilitation of injured animals as well as performance enhancement for canine athletes.

Physiotherapy is used to treat disease, injury or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment and exercise. It aims to alleviate pain, restore function and mobility, and stimulate the natural healing process. Physiotherapy is often used in conjunction with hydrotherapy to achieve optimum results, and forms a really important part of recovery following disease, injury or surgery.

Experienced Physiotherapists

Our Physiotherapists are highly trained and experienced in treating a wide range of conditions and pets. Whether your pet is recovering from surgery, needs help managing long-term arthritis or is on a fitness programme, our team can offer the ideal treatment plan for them.

Our team can create in/out of water fitness and conditioning programmes tailored to your pet’s individual needs, ideal for general fitness, weight loss, canine athletes and show dogs. Ask your vet about referring your pet for physiotherapy treatment or help with body conditioning.

About physiotherapy

What is physiotherapy?

The treatment of disease, injury and deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment and exercise.

Aims

Physiotherapy aims to:

  • Alleviate pain
  • Restore function and mobility
  • Stimulate the natural healing process
  • Enhance performance of athletic animals

How?

Physiotherapy is a science that optimises the healing process through a complete understanding of the body’s natural healing mechanisms. Modern and traditional treatment methods are used to stimulate healing. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Massage
  • Tens
  • H-wave
  • Ultrasound
  • Pulse magnetic therapy
  • Cold
  • Heat
  • Stretches
  • Mobilisations
  • Exercise prescription
  • Hydrotherapy

Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy forms a really important part of getting your animal back to health following disease, injury or surgery. Common conditions where physiotherapy will benefit include:

  • Arthritis
  • Muscle strains
  • Ligament sprains
  • Fractures
  • Wounds
  • Haematoma
  • Surgery (pre and post-op)
  • Tendonitis/desmitis
  • Neurological conditions
  • Joint dysfunction

Performance enhancement

The use of physiotherapy can also enhance performance of athletic animals by keeping them strong, supple and free from injury ensuring they are able to perform to their peak.

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