May 8, 2021

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.

Dog Physiotherapy arthritis

    • Difficulty sitting or standing
    • Sleeping more
    • Getting up looks more difficult
    • Takes a while to get going especially in the morning
    • Hesitancy to jump, run or climb stairs
    • Weight gain
    • Decreased activity or less interest in play

”                                                                  Pulsed Magnetic Therapy alleviates arthritic discomfort”

General veterinary advice for managing arthritis includes having the vet prescribe Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatories,exercising in small doses on the lead, losing weight if required.

But there is so much more that can be done to give your dog good quality of life with arthritis and therefor extend his/her life.

Call me to find out what physio can do for your dog. Ask your vet to refer to me for physio management. Cost discount packages available for regular physio treatment of arthritic dogs.