This can include the following: LASER therapy which helps decrease inflammation, reduce pain, improve wound healing. Therapeutic Ultrasound which can be used to decrease tightness in muscles, increase blood flow or to drive medicine into an area. Electrical Stimulation which can be used to re-educate muscles that have atrophied, or reduce spasms and pain.
Manual therapy is performed on your pet by a licensed physical therapist that is trained in using their hands to repair dysfunction. This can include soft tissue work, joint mobilization, trigger point release, range of motion treatments and when needed manipulations.
Any pet that has an injury to a limb will benefit from gait training which is designed to help them improve their weight bearing to be equal on both sides, this may include the use of the underwater or land treadmill.
Splints and Braces
We are able to cast and order customized splints or braces or fit your pet with an adaptive device that will improve their ability to function. We work with several different manufacturers and suppliers so that we may find the best solution for your pets issue.