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 rehabilitation 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
  • porting/ 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.