Canine Massage

The Outcome Of Clinical Canine Massage Is Typically:

– Improved mobility and activity levels
– Resolution or reduction of lameness/limping and stiffness
– Improved character/mood
– Return to normal posture and gait
– Able to return to activities of daily living e.g. up/downstairs, walks
– A happier dog more willing to be examined, petted or groomed

A Typical Clinical Canine Massage Will Entail:

– Gait Analysis
– Postural Analysis
– Superficial Palpation
– Medical History.
– A discussion with the owner on expectations of the therapy
– 45-minute massage therapy session
– Full feedback to the owner
– Other recommendations

Clinical Canine Massage May Be Used:

– To pinpoint and rehabilitate muscular injury and issues.
– To provide pain management for arthritis, hip dysplasia and other orthopaedic issues
– To remove trigger points and spasms and to normalise muscular function and activity
– To support senior dogs and those who seem to be slowing down
– To improve gait and posture
– As an aid in pain management
– To enhance the performance of sporting and agility dogs
– To improve the dog’s ability to be examined/handled/groomed by addressing myofascial dysfunction

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