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Warm Moist Heat Use in Canine Rehabilitation

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.

Low Level (Cold) Laser Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

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

Benefits of Acupuncture

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. 

How Often Should A Dog Have Hydrotherapy?

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.

Hydrotherapy Services For Your Furry Friend In Tampa

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.

Canine Physical Exercises You Can Do at Home

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.

 Animal Rehabilitation | Forget the Ruff Stuff!

June 17th, 2019

Much like humans, our canine friends can often benefit from physical animal rehabilitation to improve strength, flexibility, and balance.

Nutritional Support | Joint Health For Dogs

May 21st, 2019

There are many reasons why your pet may need specific nutrition to support joint health for dogs in Tampa. Taking care of your dog as it ages or recovers from injury or surgery can include a variety of supplements. Not sure if your dog could benefit from a specific diet for joint health?

Is Exercise Good for a Dog with Arthritis?

April 25th, 2019

Many humans experience joint issues that require special attention to the way their bodies can exercise. With dogs, they are no different. Water therapy for dogs, also known as hydrotherapy, provides many benefits, especially for canines that suffer from arthritis and joint issues.

How Do I Tell That My Senior Dog is in Pain?

March 25th, 2019

As your canine friend grows older, it’s time to watch out for certain behavioral signs that indicate your senior dog is in pain and requires senior dog treatment in Tampa. Age-related conditions can vary and can even be hard to detect if you don’t know what signs to watch out for.

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