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Physiotherapy

  • Physiotherapy or Hydrotherapy? Which one is best for my dog?

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    If your dog is suffering with an injury, or having problems with general fitness, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy offer real improvements in your dog’s mobility and quality of life. Veterinary Physiotherapy Veterinary Physiotherapy can rehabilitate and improve an animal’s ability to move and function. Veterinary physiotherapists use their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, animal structure and…

  • Physiotherapy treatment for cranial cruciate ligament disease

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    In dogs, the cruciate ligament provides stability inside the knees on their back legs. Rupturing these ligaments is one of the most common reasons for hind limb lameness, pain and knee arthritis and this painful condition is often referred to as ‘cranial cruciate ligament disease’ or CrCLD. Damage to the cruciate ligament is usually caused…

  • What is canine osteoarthritis?

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    Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is one type of arthritis that affects many pets during their lives. Signs of joint disease will usually appear during the later years of your pet’s life but some may develop it earlier. Joint disease is more commonly found in dogs than in other pets, with larger breeds…

  • 6 reasons to take your dog for physiotherapy

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    Did you know rehabilitation is one of the fastest growing sectors of veterinary medicine? If your dog is struggling after an accident, operation or general old age and needs help then physiotherapy can be a decisive factor in aiding its recovery. Here are some reasons why. 1 – Improve your dog’s arthritis Osteoarthritis is a…

  • Puppy Development

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    A common feature of dogs with hind limb problems (e.g. hip dysplasia, old cruciate injuries, spondylosis) is that the front half of the body is much bigger than the back half. At times it can almost look like two separate dogs that have been stuck together. Many owners have said their dogs have always been…