"U" - Underwater treadmill (水底跑步機)

Underwater treadmill is a form of hydrotherapy which also includes swimming.

Tuesday 17th July 2018

Hydrotherapy is another type of exercise that we use alongside land-based exercises as part of our complete physiotherapy plan.
Hydrotherapy, when used at the right time in recovery, it can help strengthen individual muscles and build endurance by utilising the water’s buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure and viscosity. Swimming and Underwater treadmill are very different in the way they encourage use of the muscles and joint range of motion and so this needs to be considered too.


Tips: Senior pets and pressure sores- bedding advice

Similar to humans, dogs may develop pressure sores if they lie on their bed or floor for long periods of time, if their mobility is reduced. Pressure sores often develop over bony prominences (the bony points with very thin skin and little fat covering) such as the hips and elbows causing damage to the skin barrier and discomfort.

Dr Jane joins the prestigious new VSMR chapter of ANZCVS

We are delighted to update you that Dr Jane McNae has been invited to join and the newly established Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation chapter of the Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.