Hydrotherapy Treadmill Therapy
Hydrotherapy Treadmill Therapy can help patients return to full function following surgery or injury. Hydrotherapy can also allow early rehabilitation for spinal injury or post surgery patients. Our qualified therapists are hands on in the water to support your pet and can also aid or correct their gait.
Hydrotherapy can be used to:
• Reduce pain
• Increase proprioception
• Relax muscle tension
• Reduce swelling
• Increase joint range of motion
• Increase muscle mass and strength
• Slow the progression of the effects of degenerative diseases, such as osteoarthritis
• Improve their quality of life, especially for older or disabled dogs
Photizo Vetcare light therapy is effective in treating a range of conditions, including muscle, tendon and ligament injuries, joint problems and arthritis. It can also help to treat skin conditions and provide pain relief for your pet.
Long Wave Ultrasound therapy is used to treat skeletal muscle, tendon and ligament injuries, treat contracted tendons, reduce oedema and inflammation, increase elasticity of muscles before further treatment, reduce muscle spasm promoting the return to normal function, softens tissue and strengthens scar tissue.
Magnetopulse II (Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field Therapy) treatment for fracture and ligament repair, chronic conditions, osteoarthritis, muscle, tendon and joint injuries, bruising and chronic inflammation, wound healing, acute conditions and pain relief.
Other therapies include Red and Blue Light Phototherapy and Electrovet H-Wave.
Manual techniques include joint mobilisation and manipulation, massage and other soft tissue techniques.
Rehabilitative exercises may also be recommended, including a home exercise programme.