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Physiotherapy

 

Physiotherapy is the application of physical stimuli, through cold, heat, light, pressure and movement. Techniques include soft tissue mobilisation, stretching, joint immobilisation, therapeutic exercise and advice.

Its aim is to improve your pet's quality of life by reducing pain and speeding their recovery.

What effects can it have?

  • Reduce swelling
  • Reduce pain
  • Improve mobility
  • Improve function
  • Encourage healing by improving circulation
  • Provide muscle stimulation

When can we use Physiotherapy?

  • Orthopaedic Issues
  • Pre & Post Operatively
  • Neurological Issues
  • Skin & Wound Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Respiratory Patients
  • Intensive Care

What Happens Next?

Once you have been referred...

The first session is normally one hour so our animal physiotherapist can get to know you and your pet. Follow up sessions are normally shorter.

How do I make an appointment?

Get in touch to discuss your pet's condition and what we can do to help.

Email: rehab@pennardvets.com
Call: 01732 452 344

 
 
Caron Stone

Caron Stone

Animal Physiotherapist

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