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Canine Assessment and Treatment

Physiotherapy covers a huge range of treatments. Chartered Physiotherapists have specialist knowledge in anatomy and biomechanics, physiology and pathology and use the detailed assessment to tailor treatments to each animal, its condition and the stage of the problem.

  • Hands on techniques – manipulation, massage, myofascial release, trigger point release, specific stretches.

  • Electrotherapy - Laser, H-wave muscle stimulation

  •  Exercise therapy - rehabilitation programmes, core stability exercises, sport specific training.

  • Advice and education – handling and posture advice, exercise advice, education of conditions and management.


  • Soft tissue injuries to tendon, ligament and muscle

  • Hip/elbow dysplasia

  • Rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery

  • Back pain

  • Lameness

  • Age related osteoarthritis

  • Neurological conditions

  • Rehabilitation following spinal surgery

  • Wound healing and scar tissue

Veterinary Surgeons Act?
The Veterinary Surgeons Act (1966) stipulates that animals can only be treated by a Veterinary Surgeon or someone authorised by a Veterinary Surgeon. It is therefore a legal requirement that I obtain verbal or written Veterinary consent prior to your animal's first physiotherapy appointment.

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