Dogs can benefit from Physiotherapy for various reasons, including:

  • Common hereditary conditions, such as Elbow Dysplasia
  • Orthopaedics conditions; including surgical cruciate ligament repairs, fractures and joint replacements
  • Neurological conditions; such as Fibrocartilagenous Embolisms
  • Osteoarthritis;┬ácommonly in older dogs

 

Treatments can consist of:

  • Soft tissue massage
  • Exercise programmes that focus on: increasing range of movement, strength, stability & coordination
  • Electrotherapy; including TENS, ultrasound and laser
  • Hydrotherapy; including water treadmill and swimming
  • Active and passive stretches
  • Ongoing owner education and advice