Small Animal Physiotherapy

Veterinary referral must be obtained from your vets prior to any treatment (this ensures adherence to section 19 and 20 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1996 and exemptions order 2015).

Please download a copy of the Vet Consent Form, and ask your animals current Vet to complete and return to Sophie prior to our treatment. Thank you!


SIGNS FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY

>> Musculoskeletal pain
>> Soft tissue assymetry
>> Muscle, tendon, ligament injuries (i.e. muscle strains, cruciate ligament conditions etc.)
>> Joint conditions (i.e. osteoarthritis, hip/elbow dysplacia, reduced joint range of motion)
>> Neurological conditions (i.e. spinal conditions, nerve damage etc.)
>> Drop in performance levels (i.e. reduced co-ordination, balance and impulsion, reluctance to walk, difficulty performing transitions such as sit-stand etc.)
>> Uncharacteristic behaviour (i.e. lethargic, aggression, withdrawn etc.)
>> Pre- and/or post- operative support

BENEFITS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY 

>> Reduce pain
>> Reduce & manage inflammation
>> Maximise joint range of motion &  joint health
>> Stimulate & enhance soft tissue healing & maximise quality of repair
>> Reduce scar tissue (fibrotic myopathies)
>> Achieve greater postural symmetry (flexibility, strengthening & core strength)
>> Neuromuscular activity stimulation & retraining
>> Enhance function & support return to normal activity
>> Optimise performance levels
>> Optimise proproception, agility & coordination
>> Gait retraining
>> Pre- and/or post- op support (i.e preserve muscle mass & joint health)


Small Animal Price List

Initial Assessment & Treatment £45 (~1 hr 30 mins)

Follow Up Treatment £40 (~1 hr)

**10% Discount for the second+ small animal at the same location**

P.N. Travel costs apply for clients over 15 miles from CV35 8BU @ 50p per mile