A zoophysiotherapist is a specialist who helps animals with injuries and diseases of muscles, tendons and joints. Injuries and diseases that can be treated with zoophysiotherapy include tendonitis, muscle osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis and others. A regular visit from a qualified zoophysiotherapist can also help other aspects of treatment, such as improving sleep patterns and reducing stress levels.
Injuries and diseases that can be treated with zoophysiotherapy include:
Tendonitis is a general term used to describe inflammation of a tendon or any fibrous tissue attached to it. Any type of tendon can be affected, including the tendon of the biceps arm muscle, the tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle, the tendon of the longissimus muscle and the tendon of the hamstring muscle.
b. Ossifying myositis:
Ossifying myositis is a condition in which, over time, the soft tissues around a muscle become ossified. This can lead to progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass.
Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis that causes pain and stiffness in the ligaments and joints in the body. Zoophysiotherapy cannot cure disease or injury but can help manage it and relieve symptoms.
To be successful, the zoophysiotherapist will need to understand the specific cause of the patient’s injury or illness. Once a diagnosis has been made, the zoophysiotherapist will develop a tailored treatment plan for your dog.The cost of a zoophysiotherapy treatment will vary depending on the type of treatment and where it will be carried out.