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Canine Physiotherapy

Both working dogs and pets can benefit from veterinary physiotherapy to maintain mobility and suppleness and improve quality of life. Physiotherapy can provide relief from pain and dysfunction associated with chronic conditions and also assists in rehabilitation following injury.  

Indications for veterinary physiotherapy

  • Post-surgical / injury rehabilitation e.g. cruciate repair,  spinal conditions

  • Treatment and management of chronic conditions (e.g. hip / elbow dysplasia, osteoarthritis) – importance of regular physiotherapy to treat compensations and maintain maximum mobility and wellbeing

  • Stiffness following exercise or rest

  • Struggling with stairs or getting in / out of car

  • Behavioural changes e.g. reluctance to exercise

  • Loss of condition or appetite

  • Lameness past or present

  • Regular maintenance treatments

Conditions which may benefit from physiotherapy

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Muscular dysfunction – strains, tears, atrophy

  • Hip / elbow dysplasia

  • Cruciate damage

  • Patella luxation

  • Neurological conditions, spinal issues

  • Fractures

  • Neck / back pain

  • Post-operative or conservative management of diagnosed conditions

N.B. These lists are not exhaustive, please contact for further information

Veterinary physiotherapy North Yorkshire
Canine physiotherapy North Yorkshire

Regular small animal clinics are now being held at:

Dalehead Veterinary Group, Settle

Bay Vets, Lancaster

Mearley Veterinary Group, Accrington

Carlton Hydrotherapy Centre, Yeadon

Please contact the practice directly for bookings.

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