Thanks to Felicity’s treatment and advice, we are now able to manage Lucy’s arthritis and she is much happier.

Mr F and his West Highland Terrier, Lincoln.

Canine Physiotherapy

Under Veterinary Referral, Topline Veterinary Physiotherapy provides a high quality assessment and treatment service, tailored to the individual needs of the client and owner. Our aim is to be able to restore movement, decrease pain and return animals to their optimal function.

 

  • Working closely with vet David Ashcroft at Park View Veterinary Hospital, Lincoln
  • Hind limb strengthening and proprioception exercise
  • Observing behaviour whilst assessing
  • Canine palpatory assessment
  • Gentle handling technique
Small animal conditions that can benefit from Veterinary Physiotherapy:

 

  • ORTHOPAEDIC
  • • Arthritis
    • Dysplasia
    • Degenerative joint disease
    • Post-surgery (early intervention and treatment with physiotherapy can enhance recovery and help in the prevention of complications)
    • Trauma
    • Soft tissue injuries


  • NEUROLOGICAL
  • • Chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy (CDRM)
    • Post-surgery (early intervention and treatment with physiotherapy can enhance recovery and help in the prevention of complications)
    • Nerve injuries
    • Fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE)
    • Intervertebral disc disease


  • OTHER
  • • Pain
    • Performance problems
    • Elderly rehabilitation


  • Treatments include:
  • • Manual therapy (such as joint and soft tissue mobilisations)
    • Electrotherapy (ultrasounds, laser, pulsed electromagnetic energy)
    • Exercise therapy
    • Expert advice
    • Combined physiotherapy and hydrotherapy (when appropriate)

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  • Topline Veterinary Physiotherapy carries out a full assessment on each individual client and then formulates an appropriate treatment plan. Assessments are usually at the patients’ home (under veterinary referral) however alternatives are available; please contact Topline Vet Physio for more details.

( Ember having a forelimb stretch


(( Felicity working closely with the vets at Park View Veterinary Hospital in Lincoln

 

Pictures courtesy of Photos4All. Pet photography in Lincoln

 

Veterinary physiotherapists form part of a multi-skilled team of specialist vets, nurses, technicians and other professionals, providing a holistic approach to patient care. Topline Vet Physio holds outpatient clinics at Park View Veterinary Hospital on a weekly basis. Veterinary physiotherapy assessment and treatment clinics are available at Whitehouse Canine Hydrotherapy, Lincoln. Felicity also works closely with clients at Dogwise Hydrotherapy, Louth, providing a team approach to canine rehabilitation. Please contact Topline Vet Physio for more details.

 
 
 
 
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