Dogs can suffer from a range of disorders to the musculoskeletal system. Such as orthopaedic disease (hip dysplasia, cranial cruciate ligament disease) degenerative joint disease or intervertebral disc disease. Whether working, sporting or pet dogs, they may also suffer from muscle or tendon strains, muscle stiffness and wastage or reduced performance or function.
Canine physiotherapy can therefore be used to prevent or manage many of these diseases. It aids and enhances recovery following a condition or surgery.