Have you noticed that your pet seems to develop jaws of steel when it's time for a dose of medicine? As you struggle to pry apart your furry friend's teeth, you know you only have one chance to dr ...View Article
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Human and veterinary medicine share more similarities than we may realize. Canine Rehabilitation adapts human physical therapy techniques to increase the function and mobility of joints and muscles in dogs. We are proud to employ Patricia Kelb, our Certified Veterinary Technician and the only Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner in central Wisconsin.
The potential of rehabilitation to improve the lives of dogs is endless. Some of the benefits include:
Improved quality of life
Increased life expectancy
Quicker rate of recovery from injury or surgery
Weight loss assistance
Pain relief resulting in the reduction or elimination of prescription pain medications
Performance enhancement of athletic and working dogs
The goal of rehabilitation, either human or canine, is to regain functional ability, optimize the movement of all body parts, and ultimately improve quality of life. Therapy is tailored to each individual patient and may use a combination of techniques to achieve optimum results. Some of these techniques include:
Exercise ball therapy
Cold therapy laser
Use of canine conditioning equipment
Contact us today to learn more about how Canine Rehabilitation can help your pet enjoy a better life!