Animal rehabilitation services

Animal Therapy

The benefits of physical therapy in humans medicine and surgery have been recognized for decades, and we are now able to apply these same principles to dogs and cats. Whether your dog or cat is slowing down due to arthritis, recovering from surgery, or having trouble keeping off the mid-life spare tire, Applecross Veterinary Hospital provides a multi-model approach provided by a veterinarian trained in canine rehab through the University of Tennessee in animal rehabilitation to heal, strengthen and prevent further injuries in your pet.

Services Provided:

Manual Therapy; massage, manipulation, stretching
Therapeutic Exercises
Therapeutic Laser
Therapeutic Ultrasound
Electrotherapy (TENS and NMES)
Land Treadmill
Fitting for braces, orthotics and carts

Some of Our Available Treatments:

Post-operative care
Hip dysplasia
– Stifle disease; cruciate ligament ruptures and luxating patellas
Injuries to ligaments or tendons
– Obesity
 – Osteoarthritis
Various neurologic disorders
Sporting/ agility/ hunting dogs

Looking to begin rehabilitation for your pet?

We want you to feel safe referring patients for rehabilitation, so we have made it our policy not to provide medical care that is beyond the spectrum of rehabilitation to any patient referred for rehabilitation.
For clients wishing to begin rehabilitation, click here for our printable Patient Information Form.
For a referring veterinarian, click here for our printable Rehabilitation Referral Form.

Comments are closed.