Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Assistive Devices: Common Injuries

Common Injuries That May Benefit from an Assistive Device, Orthotic Brace or Prosthetic The Elbow: Medial compartment arthritis Varus/Valgus instability Medial compartment unloading Medial &…

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Balance / Wobble Board

What does the balance board do for my dog or cat? A balance board is a flat surface with good traction on which your dog…

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Cavaletti Rails

What are cavaletti rails and what do they do for my dog or cat? Cavaletti rails are a series of obstacles set at certain distances…

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Low Level Laser

What is a low level laser and how does it work? The word LASER is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation….

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Manual Therapies

Benefits of Massage Relieves stress Improves circulation Lowers blood pressure Relaxes muscles Improves flexibility Increases range of motion Strengthens the immune system Enhances post-traumatic or…

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Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)

What is Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)? It is the administration of an electrical current generated by a stimulator that travels through leads to electrodes placed…

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Passive and Active Range of Motion

Range of Motion Exercises assist with & induce: Joint and soft tissue mobility Muscle elasticity Lowered liklihood of fibrosis and contracture Improved circulation Reduced edema

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Physioballs

How do you use physioballs when working with patients? Physioballs provide a highly mobile surface upon which to stand as well as a flexible surface…

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Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sports¬†Medicine and Rehabilitation is an emerging branch of specialty veterinary medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with painful or functionally limiting conditions….

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Stretching & Joint Mobilization

Benefits of Stretching: Improves flexibility and extensibility of periarticular tissues Improves flexibility and extensibility of muscles and tendons Benefits of joint mobilization Decreases pain Stimulates…

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Superficial Thermal Therapies

What are the benefits of cold therapy and how should it be applied? Benefits: Reduces and helps control inflammation Reduces muscle spasm Promotes blood flow…

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Supportive Slings, Braces, Assistive Devices

Supportive Slings and Harnesses: We use a variety of supportive slings and harnesses to provide a dog with support in standing and walking.¬† Slings can…

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Treadmills

Treadmills Treadmills are used in the veterinary physical therapy and rehabilitation world to encourage the patient to redevelop their gait and body position while walking….

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Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics

Port City and OrthoPets Through our partnership with Orthopets, and in keeping with our dedication to ensuring all of our clients return to a high…

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24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760
508.319.2117

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Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801
781.932.5802

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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SAVES

Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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