Aging gracefully and chronic conditions

Aging gracefully and chronic conditions

At Paws in Motion we do not limit the benefits of rehabilitation to patients recovering from injuries or illness.

Massage therapy, heat therapy, acu-laser and electromagnetic field therapy are very therapeutic, especially for our geriatric pets that need that extra care as they age gracefully.

Joint pain, weight gain, soreness, loss of flexibility, strength and mobility raise extra challenges that affect pet activity and enjoyment of life.

In addition to being indicated for chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis, laser and massage therapy have energising benefits that help to maintain quality of life in aging cats, dogs and rabbits.

A gentle fitness exercise programme and nutritional advice, including advice on supplements, can help the older pet to achieve or maintain an appropriate weight for their condition and stage of life, to promote their fitness and well-being.

If needed, we can also guide you in assessing and monitoring your pet’s quality of life.

5 easy ways to help your old pet with pain at home

Monday 2nd October 2017

If your pet’s discomfort is age-related aches and pains, try these five simple soothing techniques at home to provide a greater level of comfort.

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Help ‘Em Up Walking Handle

The Help ‘Em Up Walking Handle is a walking lead that works well with all sizes of Help ‘Em Up harness with a rotating handle that lets your dog walk freer with your support.

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Electromagnetic Field Therapy

Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) is generated by running an electircal current through a coiled wire to generate low level electrical fields in the body to aid in tissue repair, pain relief and relaxation.

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