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Basset Hound Check-Up

Information for Veterinary Surgeons

What cases can benefit from Veterinary Physiotherapy?

Veterinary Physiotherapy can benefit a range of cases including orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Pre and post-operative physiotherapy can improve the rate and quality of healing to produce better outcomes and improve the patient's quality of life. Some conditions can benefit from conservative management alone and others from multimodal management.

Cases that benefit include:

  • Osteoarthritis 

  • Hip Dysplasia 

  • Elbow Dysplasia

  • Spondylosis 

  • IVDD

  • Fractures

  • Tendon and Ligament eg cruciate partial tears and complete rupture

  • Patella luxation 

  • Wounds 

  • DM

  • FCE

  • Luxations

  • Pain and inflammation (oedema)

  • Lameness

  • and many more!

How do I refer a case for Veterinary Physiotherapy?

Diane will need her veterinary referral form completed and signed. Attaching medical records, any x-rays or other relevant findings may be useful when forming their treatment plans.

If you have any other questions or queries regarding Veterinary Physiotherapy please contact me and I’ll be happy to help.

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