Modalities & Treatment Methods
Acupuncture: This non-invasive treatment improves nerve function which reduces pain & restores the ability or desire to move. This neuromodulation facilitates recovery from an injury or illness. It may also reduce inflammation & modulate immunity.
- Balance & Proprioception: Strengthening core muscles and improving body awareness.
- Stretching: Increasing circulation and muscle flexibility.
- Strengthening: Focuses on strengthening different muscles or muscle groups.
- Passive Range of Motion: Improve the ability of the joint to flex and extend, and improve flexibility of muscles and tendons.
Laser Therapy: Class IV Therapeutic Laser treatments are shown to relieve muscle and joint pain, relieve arthritis symptoms, relax muscle spasms and increase blood flow to help wound healing.
Home Exercise Program: All clients will be given instruction in a home exercise program.
Manual Therapy: Any form of therapy that uses the therapist’s hands including joint mobilizations, traction, and muscle trigger point release.
Orthotics and Prosthetics: We can help determine whether your dog would benefit from custom fitted splints, braces, carts or artificial limbs. We assist with measurement, fitting, and use of this equipment.
Cryo & Thermotherapy: The appropriate use of hot or cold application to decrease pain, reduce inflammation and promote healing.
Therapeutic Massage: Increases circulation to improve healing, decrease pain, reduce muscle knots and reduce stress/anxiety.