Hugo Boss is a ragdoll cat and a big boy at 10+ kgs. He has several joint problems but loves his weekly therapy and massage......
Tuesday 29th March 2016
Over many years his owners, alongside veterinary professionals, have tried to progress his weight loss with fit camp staycations at the veterinary clinic, weight management diets, separate microchip feeders for him and his svelte/ super slim sister, hydrotherapy exercise, supported harness exercise and the list goes on… But because of his painful arthritic joints, it makes any kind of focused weight loss with exercise very difficult.
Now that Hugo Boss is almost 14 years old, his owners prefer to focus his physiotherapy sessions on giving him time to relax and enjoy a lovely long massage along with therapeutic laser to ease the discomfort in his joints. Between weekly sessions, he uses an Assisi Loop (pulsed electromagnetic field therapy) and his prescribed medication from his family vet, to help him remain comfortable.
Reviving Hiro's Joy: The Healing Power of Shockwave Therapy for a Spirited Samoyed Read how the introduction of shockwave therapy, a non-invasive treatment utilizing high-energy sound waves, became a turning point in Hiro's recovery
Understanding iliopsoas muscle injuries to safeguard your dog's well-being Understanding the iliopsoas muscle and its potential for injury and pain is super helpful for you to recognise any changes in your pet. By spotting the signs, preventing overuse, and seeking timely treatment, we can ensure our furry friends remain active, healthy, and free from the discomfort of iliopsoas injuries.