Physiotherapy

A complimentary therapy to veterinary treatment

About Physiotherapy at the Wheelhouse

WHAT IS PHYSIOTHERAPY?

  • Physiotherapy is a science-based treatment with the aim to improve your pet’s quality of life through restoring your pet’s mobility and function

‚ÄčCOMMON CONDITIONS PHYSIOTHERAPY CAN HELP WITH:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological conditions
  • Acute/Chronic pain
  • Pre and post orthopaedic surgery
  • Spinal surgery recovery
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Conservative management of orthopaedic conditions
  • Poor performance

PHYSIOTHERAPY CAN ALSO HELP HEALTHY PETS:

  • Condition working or sporting dogs
  • Aid in weight loss
  • Build strength and muscle
  • Maintain joint health

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT?

Your initial appointment will begin with a discussion about your pet’s history and then a full assessment of your pet, which involves:

  • Static assessment
  • Dynamic assessment
  • Joint assessment
  • Muscle palpation 
  • Weight and body condition score

Our team will then discuss their findings with you and form a tailor-made treatment plan.

Your pet’s treatment plan will be solely unique to them through selecting manual therapies that are best suited to treat any identified problem areas.

Therapies that we use to treat your pets’ condition include:

  • Massage
  • Passive Range of motion
  • Stretching
  • Remedial Exercises
  • Laser therapy

WHO CARRIES OUT THE PHYSIOTHERAPY?

Our Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Team is small team comprised of a Veterinary Physiotherapist and a number of rehabilitation veterinary nurses, who are all specially trained to provide the best service possible for your pet.

 

HOW DO I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT? 

 

  • If you are interested in our physiotherapy service please contact our reception team or send them an email at reception@wheelhousevets.co.uk and they will pass on your enquiry
  • A member of our team will be in contact to book the initial assessment.