Physiotherapy is a science based profession which helps to restore movement and function in animals in the presence of injury, illness or disability.
The goal of physiotherapy treatment is to encourage independence, increased function and improve the wellbeing of animals for as long as possible.
Animals are unable to tell us when they are in pain and discomfort or suffering with a condition and many hide their symptoms as part of their survival instinct. This can lead to pets struggling with problems for a long time before their owner notices something physically wrong.
Examples of signs which may indicate your pet is in pain include:
If you notice any of the above it may be worthwhile discussing with your registered veterinarian. With your vet's permission a physiotherapy assessment can help identify possible causes and develop an appropriate treatment programme.
Physiotherapy covers a wide range of treatment techniques which can be tailored to suit each individual animal. The main types of treatment we can offer your pet include:
If you would like to discuss your pet with our Chartered Physiotherapist Rebecca Wyatt, please call 01202 555553.
Lynwood Veterinary Group and the PetFit Hydro Centre strongly recommend using an ACPAT Veterinary Physiotherapist who has trained in both human and veterinary fields.
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