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Rehabilitation

Note: We proudly refer all patients that can benefit from rehabilitation to our sister clinic Full Circle Veterinary Alternatives located in the same building!

Physical therapy is a very hands-on process that involves physical manipulation of the patient’s limbs and affected anatomy. A rehabilitation program for your client’s pets begins with a complete evaluation including weight distribution, body condition, muscle mass measurements, gait assessment and range of motion measurements.

What types of conditions would benefit from rehabilitation?


Physical rehabilitation benefits all breeds of dogs, including working and non-working dogs and even some cats. Pets suffering from arthritis, or recovering from surgery or injury, can be returned to a more healthy state. TPLO, Spinal Disease, Paralysis/Paresis, Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Osteoarthritis, Weight loss, Soft Tissue Injury, Fractures, and Endurance/Fitness athletes.

What are the costs for physical rehabilitation?


Physical rehabilitation sessions are priced individually per session. Maintenance fitness, Massage and hydrotherapy only sessions are at a reduced fee.

What is electrical stimulation?


Electrical stimulation is used for pain management and increasing muscle tone by applying electrodes to the skin, which deliver low voltage intermittent stimulation to the surface nerves of the skin. Transmission of pain signals is blocked by the release of endorphins to allow healing.

How is the underwater treadmill beneficial?


The underwater treadmill has the same benefits as a regular treadmill, but without the concussion. The added resistance of the water helps to increase muscle tone and body awareness.

 

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Last updated: June 18, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

As of June 21, 2021, we will return to our Open Door Protocols. Please feel free to access the building directly under the following guidelines.

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

Please note, failure to comply with Covid-19 safety measures may result in revoked or restricted access.
 

OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday & Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at PetWorks Veterinary Hospital