Category Archives: Degenerative Myelopathy

Hydrotherapy: Beneficial for Dogs with Degenerative Disease

Watching our beloved furry friends struggle with degenerative diseases can be heart-wrenching. Whether it's arthritis, hip dysplasia, or neurological conditions, seeing them in pain and discomfort can leave pet owners feeling helpless. However, amidst the challenges, there is hope in hydrotherapy – a modality that offers immense benefits to dogs facing degenerative conditions. In this…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Degenerative Diseases in Dogs

Degenerative diseases in dogs can cause pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. These conditions can be debilitating for dogs, making it difficult for them to enjoy daily activities or even move around comfortably. Canine hydrotherapy is a form of therapy that has been shown to be highly beneficial for dogs with degenerative diseases. List of Common…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Health

Benefits of Hydrotherapy Swimming by itself is beneficial for most dogs! It can improve their heart and circulatory health, as well as many other things. It is also a great aerobic exercise, providing very low impact to the joints and bones, causing no pain or damage overtime. And for a lot of dogs, it’s also…

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Pre & Post-Op Hydrotherapy

Post-Op Therapy  Post-operative patients are the most obvious rehabilitation candidates. However, in our professional opinion, pre-op patients are considered to be just as important. Just like with humans, dogs need more than just rest to fully recover from orthopedic procedures/surgeries. Surgeons have actually discovered that four to six weeks of strict cage rest after surgery…

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What is Canine Hydrotherapy?

Canine Hydrotherapy |Orlando, FL What is Hydrotherapy for Dogs? Hydrotherapy for dogs simply put, is the usage of water for the treatment of injury or illness to dogs. Water makes the body float, so when submerged, the weight of a dog’s body is fully supported. This means the dog is not fighting any gravity. The…

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You & Your Dog’s Relationship with a Hydrotherapist

Your Healthcare Team Your healthcare team should comprise of at least your veterinarian and your hydrotherapist, and can include additional professionals such as vet rehab therapist, nurses, vet technicians and a nutritionist. You may also include a trainer! A good vet and hydrotherapist are crucial members, they will work together to make sure that the…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Degenerative Myelopathy

Water Therapy for Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy Unfortunately, Degenerative Myelopathy is a one-way ticket. This disease progresses from bad to worse and sadly there is no cure. However, there is treatment and ways to ensure your dog’s quality of life and attempt to slow the disease. Water therapy provides optimal treatment and resources beyond any…

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