Our trained staff are there to guide you and assist with measurement, fitting and ongoing used of assistive equipment.
Our service is provided to ensure you understand the options available and once a decision is made to help with device fitment.
Occasionally, there is a need to source assistive devices for our pets. We might recommend a harness or non-slip aids to help support your pet for a short period during rehabilitation. In pets with more chronic and on-going mobility issues, we may be able to suggest a splint or custom made orthotic device to keep them pain-free and active, or a wheel cart to give them the mobility they deserve.
Paws in Motion has some of these temporary support items for purchase or rent and we can organise the assessment and measurement of your dog, cat or rabbit for custom devices from the following suppliers :
When surgery is not possible, Paws in Motion can help in the treatment of painful Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) tears with the fitment of a uniquely created stifle orthoses (dog knee braces) to provide support and stability.
The GingerLead is a soft, padded belly sling with a leash & handle to help dogs with weak hind legs walk. It's ideal for aging or disabled dogs needing some assistance with their balance or mobility, dogs suffering from arthritis, degenerative myelopathy or other debilitating conditions, or dogs recovering from knee, hip or back injuries.
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and transcutaneous electrical neuromuscular stimulation (TENS) involves the use of electrical stimulation to both strengthen muscles and for pain relief.