Hydrotherapy

What is it?

Hydrotherapy, also known as aquatic therapy, is a form of physical therapy that utilizes the unique properties of water to benefit your pet’s health and well-being. It’s a safe and effective exercise option for pets of all ages, from frisky puppies to senior dogs recovering from surgery.

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What to expect during a hydrotheraphy session?

 

Hydrotherapy sessions are typically conducted at a veterinary clinic or rehabilitation center equipped with a specialized underwater treadmill or pool. A certified therapist will guide your pet through a series of exercises tailored to their individual needs. The water depth, temperature, and duration of the session will all be adjusted based on your pet’s condition and tolerance.

Is Hydrotheraphy Right for Your Pet?

Hydrotherapy is a versatile treatment option that can benefit a wide range of pets. Here are some common reasons why a veterinarian might recommend hydrotherapy for your pet:

  • Arthritis
  • Joint injuries
  • Neurological disorders
  • Obesity
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • General weakness or conditioning needs