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Canine Physiotherapy

Preventative Care

Canine physiotherapy is for all dogs from pet dogs to working and competition dogs, injuries are common in all dogs. They can be injured from falls, twists and turns, road traffic accidents, sporting injuries and working injuries

Competition and working dogs benefit from physiotherapy to maintain fitness, improve performance, maximise potential and reduce risk of injury

Signs that your dog may need physiotherapy

  • Lameness, stiffness

  • Pain

  • Difficulty standing up or sitting down

  • Difficulty climbing the stairs or in and out of cars etc

  • Change in behavior

  • Change in the movement

  • Reluctance to be touched

Common conditions that may benefit from physiotherapy include:

·       Osteoarthritis

·       Neurological conditions

·       Reduced function, stiffness or weakness in older animals

·       Muscle atrophy

·       Wounds Muscle/ligament or tendon strains

Degenerative conditions such as:

·       Hip Dysplasia

·       Elbow Dysplasia

·       OCD (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

·       CDRM (congenital degenerative myelopathy)

Pre & post orthopaedic surgery for:

·       Fracture Repair

·       Cruciate Ligament Degeneration

·       Medial Patella Luxation

·       Spinal Surgery

·       Femoral Head Removal / Hip Replacements

Treatment are usually delivered in the comfort of your own home.

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