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February 23, 2021
Pet orthotics refers to the use of orthotic devices for animals. These are designed specifically for supporting animals with, or correcting, musculoskeletal or body deformities or abnormalities that otherwise affect your pet’s ability to live life to the fullest.
February 23, 2021
Therapeutic exercises offer a host of benefits in veterinary rehabilitation. It will not only restore the stability, endurance, and strength of pet rehab patients. But it can also improve balance, motor control, flexibility, and even increase a dog’s range of motion (ROM). Abnormal ROM generally means that a patient’s joint is either too loose or too tight. When applying to increase ROM, the certified practitioner needs to identify which joint needs treatment. They also have to determine in what direction they aim to improve the range. The goal of range of motion exercises for canine rehabilitation is to gain functional capacity.
February 23, 2020
Canine lameness is an overarching term to describe a dog that starts to walk with difficulty. The limping or hobbling can be due to anatomical or pathological concerns. Anatomical lameness has to do with your dog’s limb structure. This could either be genetic or acquired. Your pet may be born with a leg deformity or suffered from a broken leg that wasn’t treated. Pathological lameness is often a result of neural or musculoskeletal pain. A sprained leg, for example, can cause your dog to walk in an unusual way. Bone or joint problems are also generally classified under this umbrella. Are you interested in how manual therapy techniques can help your limping dog? Read on to learn more about canine rehabilitation for lameness.
November 11, 2020
Rehabilitating a canine involves some therapy techniques and exercises designed to help a dog regain its physical strength. Rehabilitation also seeks to improve or return the dog’s range of motion.
October 26, 2020
Warm moist heat treatment is ideal for relieving pain from arthritis, surgery, injury, and strenuous exercise. Surgery and injuries call for cold treatment for the initial 3 to 7 days; after that time elapses, you may switch to the warm moist heat therapy 7 to 10 days after surgery or injury. Cold therapy prevents inflammation by constricting the injured area’s blood vessels. Moist heat therapy promotes healing via increased circulation.
September 3, 2020
Low-level laser therapy is regularly recommended as part of a canine rehabilitation program because of the benefits that it offers the dogs that undergo the treatment. Your pet will almost certainly be scheduled for a number of sessions, carried out at regular intervals. The success of the treatment will be closely monitored, which will allow our rehabilitation veterinarian in charge of your pet’s case to determine how many sessions your dog will need and how they will combine with other elements of your dog’s rehabilitation program
August 31, 2020
Acupuncture is a type of ancient medicine that has retained its popularity over the centuries. Although once considered purely suitable for humans, an increasing number of vets have discovered the healing properties of this treatment and now recommend it for pets with a wide range of different health concerns.
May 27th, 2020
Your pet’s health doesn’t have to be your responsibility alone. If your dog is experiencing the effects of injury, chronic pain or aging, there are many natural treatment methods to explore. Hydrotherapy treatment in Tampa is an option that encourages exercise and rehabilitation.
April 8th, 2020
TBK9 is here to rehabilitate your furry friend in a comfortable and safe environment. Our trained professionals and advanced equipment will create a soothing environment for your pup during their recovery.
October 25th, 2019
Your dog is part of the family, which is why you do everything possible to make sure that they are happy and healthy. If your dog has suffered an injury, the road to recovery can be a long one. Doing canine physical therapy at home can speed up the process. Here are some easy to follow and very effective canine physical therapy exercises that you can do in the comfort of your home.