Hydrotherapy

Canine Hydrotherapy

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Benefits Of Hydrotherapy

 

Non- weight bearing zero impact exercise Reduce swelling/inflammation Reduce stiffness Reduce pain Increase Range Of Movement (ROM) in limbs Build muscle Increase stamina Weight control

 

 

Conditions it can help with -

Neurological

Spinal

Hip/elbow dysplasia

Patella luxation

Ligament damage

Pre/post op

Mobility issues

Weight loss

Arthritis

 

 

What to expect when attending hydrotherapy (1hr session)

 

-Your dog will be assessed on arrival, gait analysis, weight, health check and muscle mass measurements taken -Pre shower to warm up their muscles and remove any debris from their coat -Every dog is fitted with a harness/life jacket -Each dog has an individual programme for their swim depending on their individual requirements -Post swim shampoo/shower and dry

 

A hydrotherapist is with your dog at all times in the water to ensure a safe environment.

 

Please note that YOU may get wet!

 

 

Things to consider ....

 

DO NOT feed your dog for at least 2hrs prior to attending hydrotherapy

 

DO NOT feed your dog for at least 1hr post hydrotherapy session

 

5 min swim = 5 mile walk

 

Please ensure your dog is ‘clean’ prior to attending. The hydrotherapy pool is a clean environment for all dogs to enjoy

 

The pool

 

Bromine is used as the chemical for filtration of the pool. Bromine,Ph & Alkalinity levels are tested a minimum of 3 times per day to ensure they are kept within the requirements to maintain the water quality & the safety of your dog. The pool is kept between 27-31C to stimulate the flow of blood to the muscles.

 

Courses attended at Hawksmoor hydrotherapy ...

Level 3 certificate in hydrotherapy for small animals Animal first aid Water management Anatomy and Physiology Medical conditions Orthopaedic and Neurological Conditions Principals, Professional Practice and working in a Multi Disciplinary Team

 

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CONTACT US

29 Macclesfield Road

Hazel Grove, Cheshire

SK7 6BD

0161 483 3256

07983 972872 (animal boarding)

07985 746644 (hydrotherapy)

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday to Sundays -

10:00am to 12:00pm & 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Closed Wednesdays, & all Bank Holidays

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