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Canine

Canine Physiotherapy
Common areas of pain in the dog

What conditions can benefit from physiotherapy?

– Osteoarthritis

– Cranial cruciate ligament disease

– Hip dysplasia

– Elbow dysplasia

– Spinal conditions (Intervertebral Disc Disease, etc.)

– Patella luxation

– Hyper mobile joints

– Nerve injury

– Fractures

– Neurological conditions

– Soft tissue injuries to muscle/ tendons/ ligaments

– Fatigue/ muscle wastage

– Chronic and acute pain

Common areas of injury and disease in the dog

Further information on what is involved during a session can be found here 

Details of pricing can be found here.

What are the common signs that my dog may be showing pain and may benefit from physiotherapy?

Decreased Activity

– Reluctance to walk/go up and down stairs/jump in and out cars

–  Slowing down

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Change in movement
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– Stiffness / difficulty standing after lying down

– Lameness

– Altered gait

– Aggression / off colour
– Avoiding contact
– Reluctance to be groomed/ touched
– Lack of enthusiasm for play/ walks

Behavioural changes
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Over grooming the painful area

– Swelling/Inflammation of affected area
– Obsessive licking

– Cannot relax

– Excessive pacing

Restlessness
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