Rehabilitation Therapy

Rehabilitation or Physical therapy, serves many benefits to post-operative patients, those with arthritis, disc disease or other physical disabilities and soft tissue injuries.

 

Therapeutic exercises are selected specifically for your pet's needs. 

Exercises include:

  • proprioception and balance-these help the body know where the joint and foot placement are in relation to the rest of the body. 

  • strengthening exercises-these exercises help to strengthen core, postural or individual muscle groups that are weak or de-conditioned.

Examples of exercises include: 

  • Cavaletti and weave poles

  • working on physio peanuts

  • wobble boards/ balance boards

  • weight shifting exercises

  • stairs/ramps etc...