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Canine Rehabilitation

Canine Rehabilitation

Physical rehabilitation is a growing field in veterinary medicine, with a goal of improving a pet’s quality of life through increasing mobility, decreasing pain and returning your pet to normal function. We offer rehabilitation with certified doctors and technicians so your pet can have as many happy, healthy years with you as possible.

We offer several services as part of canine rehabilitation, including:

  • range of motion
  • massage therapy
  • therapeutic exercises
  • therapeutic class IV laser
  • individualized at home exercise programs

Treatments normally start with an initial visit/assessment, which lasts about an hour. Subsequent visits that include treatments and exercises, run approximately 40 minutes in length.

Goals and Benefits

  • Strengthening to maintain and build muscle
  • Increasing and restoring range of motion
  • Balance and stability
  • Pain control
  • Expediting functional return to normal post op or post injury
  • Management of degenerative joint disease
  • Physical interaction and mental stimulation

Patients Who Benefit

  • Those with pre-and post-operative orthopedic and neurologic conditions
  • Osteoarthritic patients
  • Pets with neurologic conditions
  • Pets needing weight management
  • Canine athletes for conditioning, endurance and strengthening

Want to know if your dog could benefit from rehabilitation? Make an appointment for a consultation online or call us at 443-371-9046 ext. 2.