Osteoarthritis – What Happens and How Can Physiotherapy Help?

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease (DJD) as it is also known, is a very common condition with 30-50% of animals being affected during their lifetime. Sadly it is also one of the most untreated problems, particularly in the feline population, as it can unfortunately be considered a fact of life when Read more about Osteoarthritis – What Happens and How Can Physiotherapy Help?[…]

Veterinary Physiotherapy? What is it and Why is it Necessary?

When I tell people what I do for a living I get a lot of surprised faces looking back at me saying ‘physiotherapy…….for animals?’ ┬áits just something that many people don’t hear about I guess. Physiotherapy is commonplace in human medicine and rightfully so. When people suffer from injury or disease the best service is Read more about Veterinary Physiotherapy? What is it and Why is it Necessary?[…]

The Importance of Core Strength for Your Dog

Exercise is an important part of our dogs daily routine and provides them with both physical and mental stimulation, but exercise doesn’t just have to be a run around the park. Physiotherapy is a great way of increasing muscular strength and can be of benefit to all dogs, not only those recovering from injury or Read more about The Importance of Core Strength for Your Dog[…]

How did I become a Veterinary Physiotherapist?

I started my career as a small animal veterinary nurse, a job I have always loved. I had a particular love for surgical nursing and everything that encompasses – from pain relief to anaesthesia and ensuring a high standard of animal care was important to me. Understanding behaviour is essential for working safely with animals, Read more about How did I become a Veterinary Physiotherapist?[…]