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I am a human physical therapist assistant that has ventured off into the world of animal rehabilitation. Through this process, I have learned so much in such a short period of time and I decided I’d like to share with all of you a few things that I didn’t know prior to choosing this career [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:10:56+00:00January 5th, 2018|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Not that kind of donut!! Part 7 of Zoey’s Stem Cell Therapy Journey

Zoey on Treadmill and Physio ball!! Zoey has been working hard during her rehabilitation sessions. Every session we are increasing time and degree of difficulty of her exercises. Zoey’s owner has also noticed the improvement in that she is rushing out the door to go outside and play…. that is right…PLAY! One of her exercises [...]

By |2017-04-03T02:15:58+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Zoey loves to Boogie…Part 6 of her Stem Cell Therapy Journey

Zoey does Cavaletti poles and Balance Board! Some of the physical exercises that Zoey completes during her rehabilitation session includes Cavaletti poles and Balance Board. Unlike people, it is harder for us to ask our pets to use certain muscles to flex and move her joints so we have specialized equipment to help us. When [...]

By |2017-02-17T01:30:42+00:00February 17th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Zoey Starts Physiotherapy @ UVH

Zoey Girl and Her Rehab… Part 5 Zoey’s physical rehabilitation will include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and Cold Laser treatment to speed and enhance recovery from her osteoarthritis in her hips. This multimodal approach will allow Zoey to have optimal pain relief while increasing her muscle mass and improving her range of motion. Her manual [...]

By |2017-01-30T00:51:37+00:00January 30th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Zoey starts Rehabilitation @ UVH!!

Zoey Part Four… Zoey Starts Rehabilitation!! A major necessity to a successful recovery! Zoey is staring physical therapy program that is going to include cold laser treatments and treadmill workouts. Her first day of rehabilitation involves evaluation her orthopedic parameters. This includes how she walks, range of motion of her joints, and the amount of [...]

By |2017-01-13T23:49:15+00:00January 13th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments