1233648189-Canine-Rehabilitation

LOW IMPACT – THERAPEUTIC STRENGTHENING EXERCISES

  • Equipment: Inclines, exercise balls and rolls, carts, steps, cavaletti rails, obstacles, resistance bands, tugs, weave poles, and balance/wobble boards, to name a few.
  • Home Care: Each patient is provided with a customized home care plan which includes an exercise regimen, massage, stretching routines, and/or a diet and supplement plan.
  • Passive range of motion (PROM) exercises increase nutrition availability at the joint, stimulate new cartilage production
  • Stretching exercises and massage increase circulation and muscle flexibility.
  • Proprioceptive and Weight Shifting exercises are exercises used to help the animal shift their weight to the affected limb or side, and to help the animal know where their feet are in space, improving balance and coordination.
  • Strengthening exercises are used to strengthen individual muscles or muscle groups.