Timeline PhotosCanine arthritis management is all about MULTIMODAL managemet of arthritis.
Part of this may be the use of hydrotherapy. It's a great way of helping dogs with chronic conditions like arthritis build and maintain muscle strength and flexibility as well as aiding in cardiovascular fitness. The boyancy of water means support is provided to the dog and this allows more ability to mobilise and create normal movement patterns in the limbs. We feel it's under used in a lot of cases... we should be starting therapies like this early in a treatment program rather than once a lot of muscle wasting has already occurred.
Speak with your vet to see if they think your dog would benefit form this kind of therapy. If they already have it, we'd love to see some photos of your dog in action.. even better if it has a #yourdogmoreyears!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Dogs frequently engage in performance-based competitive and recreational activities, ranging from flyball to sled pulling to agility, and nutrition is increasingly used to maximize an animal’s poten...
I totally agree with this and took a course in Kinesiology Taping for dogs at the beginning of this year. It has huge benefits, not only for sporting dogs but for post surgery, neurological and orthopaedic conditions too. ... See MoreSee Less
You may have noticed kinesiology tape on athletes while you were watching a game on TV or perhaps you have personal experience with it from your PT or Chiropractor taping you following an injury. I th...