Canine Physiotherapy

Just like us humans, dogs can suffer from a wide variety of conditions. Canine physiotherapy involves the treatment of injury and musculoskeletal conditons through a variety of manual and electrical therapies. Treatments aim to relieve muscle tension and spasm, address soft tissue injury, relieve any compensatory effects.   

There are many signs that can reveal there is an issue with your pet:

  • Stiffness 
  • Difficulty getting up and down
  • Pain
  • Behavioural changes
  • Shortened stride
  • Gait alterations
  • Uncharacteristic behaviour
  • Unwilling to be touched/groomed
  • Reluctance to exercise/play
  • Showing signs of lameness

Benefits of Canine Physiotherapy

  • Neurological problems
  • Post surgery rehabilitation
  • Hip/elbow dysplasia
  • Age related problems
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Post exercise stiffness
  • Aid fracture healing
  • Wound healing
  • Weight loss
  • Arthritis
  • DJD
  • Stiffness
  • Sports/performance injuries
  • Maintenance of elderly pets