The Oakwood Veterinary Clinic now offers physical rehabilitation services to our patients. Companion animal physical rehabilitation is similar to the practice of physical therapy in humans. It can address limitations placed on pets due to:
- Acute or chronic pain
- Obesity and
- Debilitating orthopedic, muscular and neurologic conditions.
There are many different therapeutic available for use in our physical rehabilitation program. The specific modalities recommended for your pet will ultimately depend on their condition. However, a combination of treatments such as therapeutic laser, massage and heat therapy, along with range of motion, balance and coordination exercises can used to help your pet.
Call the office today to schedule an initial consultation with a rehabilitation specialist. Let us help your pet to lead a more comfortable life by easing her pain or improving his mobility by promoting better strength, function and fitness.