Rachel Quinn - Chartered Physiotherapist & Veterinary Physiotherapist
CANINE PHYSIOTHERAPY
 
Physiotherapy can be used in the working, show, athletic and pet dog, to enhance performance, maintain mobility and optimise function.
 
Common complaints that physiotherapy can treat in dogs:
  • Pain management
  • Joint issues including pain, swelling, stiffness such as that found in osteoarthritis and hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Performance dysfunction and optimisation
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Post surgery/fracture rehabilitation
  • Spinal dysfunction


 
Treatments include:

  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Soft tissue techniques including massage, myofascial release and trigger points
  • Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (Biomag)
  • Photizo light and infrared therapy device
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
  • Specific exercise and rehabilitation programmes
  • Professional advice
  • Lifestyle and husbandry management