Home advice and exercise programmes

Home advice and exercise programmes

Successful rehabilitation and pain management for your pet requires more than just treatment sessions with a Paws in Motion therapist.

A home advice and exercise programme is an essential part of your pet’s recovery to help him/ her successfully meet their goals sooner.

A home advice and exercise programme incorporates:

  • Appropriate manual therapies
  • Specific therapeutic exercises
  • Advice on home modifications
  • Identification of restrictions in activity during rehabilitation period
  • Assistance and information on the use of short or long term assistive devices for pets having significant mobility issues at home
  • Weight guidance and nutritional support where needed.

A programme is individually designed in association with you, to ensure you can continue to be actively involved in your pet’s rehabilitation.  We teach you a variety of manual therapies: range of motion, stretches and massage of targeted areas, which are selected specifically for your pet’s needs. We select therapeutic exercises which target the muscle groups that require strengthening.  

DOGA: Neck and spine stretches for your dog

Sunday 21st March 2021

Dog yoga or stretching, like massage, is a gift- a time of bonding between owner and pet. Whether it is 2 or 10 minutes, let’s make this worth you and your pup’s time!

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K9 Peanut-shaped stability ball

The K9 Peanut ball is a peanut-shaped stability ball designed for canine fitness and core conditioning. Great for strength work will helping support the patient in senior, overweight and rehabilitation animals to enable stretches and an introduction to balance and core exercises.

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Electrical stimulation - NMES and TENS

Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and transcutaneous electrical neuromuscular stimulation (TENS) involves the use of electrical stimulation to both strengthen muscles and for pain relief.

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