Category Archives: Intervertebral Disk Disease

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 Spinal Stenosis and IVDD

Why Hydrotherapy Can Benefit Dogs with Spinal Stenosis and Intervertebral Disk Disease The typical dog owner might be unaware of this, but spinal stenosis and IVDD can affect dogs just as much as they can affect humans. Just as in humans, spinal stenosis/IVDD can cause nerve damage, back pain and sometimes even paralysis. There are…

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