Rachel Quinn - Chartered Physiotherapist & Veterinary Physiotherapist
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