Manual therapy involves a variety of soft tissue techniques such as massage, joint mobilisations and stretching used for both evaluating and treating patients.
Specialised manual skills are used to assess soft tissue abnormalities, muscles tightness, joint arthrokinematic restrictions and range of motion.
Therapeutic massage is used to treat muscle tension and tightness which occur secondary to joint and neurological diseases. It includes a variety of techniques:
Massage stimulates endorphins which help to manage pain and decrease anxiety. We often use massage along with thermal therapy to relax the patient and warm the muscles to enhance the effect of any stretching, range of motion or exercises and ensure the patients gain the most from other forms of therapy we incorporate.
Brain aging just like in humans is real! It’s a natural part of the aging process, but it too can be slowed down. Learn what signs to look for in your senior pet and how you can adapt their environment and diet to combat it.
The Help ‘Em Up Walking Leash/Shoulder Strap is designed to work along with Help ‘Em Up harness XL size to provide your larger dog with further assistance in mobility and lifting. **This product is only effective when in use with a Help Em Up harness.
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.