Veterinary care, physiotherapy and rehabilitation

Electrophysical therapies

I use the following electrophysical therapies to provide pain relief and to speed up the healing of damaged tissue. Please click on the name of each therapy listed below for more information: Pulsed electromagnetic therapy (PEME) Low level LASER therapy/…

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Manual therapies

My manual therapy techniques include soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, joint mobilizations and range of movement techniques. See below for information on myofascial release. Information on the other manual therapies will follow shortly.   Myofascial release Quick summary of myofascial…

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Medical management

This section of the website is under construction. In the meantime, if you have questions regarding medical management of rehabilitation patients then you can contact me by clicking here. As a veterinarian, I consider each case individually and advise on medication if…

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Movement therapies

  Above: Land-based movement therapy may involve the use of safe exercise equipment such as these step-over poles. Here I am also using a harness, balance lead and food rewards. What is movement therapy? “Movement therapy” is a broad term…

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“Crate rest” for dogs: advice for vets

How can we ensure that our patients stay safe throughout recovery? Following surgery or injury, prevention of over-exuberant activity in the recuperating dog is key to success. This page is written for vets and covers some issues relevant to dogs recovering…

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Therapeutic handling

This section of the website is under construction. In the meantime, those who have questions regarding my use of therapeutic handling are welcome to contact me by clicking here. Therapeutic handling techniques help dogs and cats to relax during treatment…

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Crate rest

If your dog is recovering from injury or surgery, then your vet may have advised a few weeks of either “crate rest” or “room rest”. During recovery, your dog’s body is not yet strong enough to withstand some activities. Confinement…

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