October 24, 2018

Sporting and working dog clinic near Banbury – 5th June 3pm till 7pm

The next Sporting and Working dog Physiotherapy clinic is on Thursday 5th June at The Dog Training Barn near Banbury. You can book either 1) a half hour hands on assessment and treatment for £30 OR 2) a 45 minute session where assessment of core stability is added on and a home exercises program for […]

Physio clinic for Sport and Work Dogs

I am starting a physio clinic at The Dog Training Barn in Banbury Phone me to book either a 30min hands on assess and treat or a 45min appointment where core stability is assessed too and home exercise program given. £30 & £45 respectively. First clinic Friday May 2nd 2014.

CCL injury in dogs – is NOT operating an option?

There are other options to surgery for Cranial Cruciate Ligament injury in dogs. See this article for more info CCL injury – options other than surgery . Talk to your vet and physiotherapist to discuss options. (http://www.wagsnwellness.com/pdf/CM-for-ligament-injuries.pdf)

Sporting and working dogs

Classic Physiotherapy and Woozelbears hydrotherapy have teamed together to offer the ultimate sports conditioning programme specifically suited to working dogs. Using one of only 2 computer gait analysis treadmills available in the UK (based in Witney), a detailed gait assessment and hands on physiotherapy assessment will identify muscle and movement issues in your dog that […]

cruciate ligament post op physio

Meet Mollie who is a very energetic chocolate Labrador. She bounces around and balances really well on her back legs so was at risk of damaging her operated leg through her exuberance. But with controlled physiotherapy to help her cope and a suitable home exercise program, Mollie has recovered very well and is now able […]

Santa – sore front leg

Santa was limping on her front leg and the vet suggested physiotherapy treatment. Santa has an existing movement difficulty with her hind leg, she has a shortened gracilis muscle. So she moves a little differently and this over time puts some strain on her front legs and her back muscles. After a couple of physio […]

Some post op exercises for canine forelimb rehab

Here is a couple of videos of exercises and pulsed magnetic therapy that I used when working with a dog who had an elbow replacement in her left front leg. The exercises are a medley of some of those I used during her 3 months of rehab. The pulsed magnetic therapy was used to ease […]

Canine Arthritis

Physiotherapy really helps dogs manage with arthritic joints. Regular physio not only reduces pain and discomfort but also provides therapy to support the joints making movement easier. Remember that some dogs develop arthritis early so it’s not just old dogs. Signs your dog could use help with his/her condition. Difficulty sitting or standing Sleeping more […]

Canine Orthopaedics

Rehabilitation for CCL repair Physiotherapy really helps the dog’s recovery from immediately after the operation to repair the cranial cruciate ligament(CCL) in the dog’s stifle (knee). Vets worry that Physio rehab is just about exercising the dog and since the dog is on strict cage rest after the operation then they think that physio is […]