Hydrotherapy effectively reduces pain and inflammation, and it promotes muscle strength, range of motion and joint mobility.
Hydrotherapy offers minimal impact exercise that is invaluable for rehabilitation after surgery and injuries. The buoyancy of the water minimizes stress on the joints and promotes much greater range of motion that could be achieved on dry land.
Underwater treadmill exercise is a great supportive treatment for
- treatment of chronic conditions, such as arthritis
- hip and elbow dysplasia
- post-operative rehabilitation after fractures, ACL injuries, muscle or tendon injuries
- and more
She is still going for maintenance treatment once a month. She finds the exercise boring, but loves the jets.
Talk to you veterinarian about hydrotherapy.