Accelerates tissue repair and cell growth, and speeds wound healing
Reduces fibrous tissue formation
Reduces inflammation and reduces pain
Increases circulation, and increases metabolic activity
Improves nerve function
Useful for treatment of arthritic joints, post surgery, for wound healing and treatment of lick granulomas.
Laser can penetrate up to 6cm but can not penetrate through bone.
Works similarly to Laser Therapy but with sound energy instead of light energy
Relaxes tight or spasming muscles
Assists with stretching muscles, ligaments, and tendons through heat therapy
US head must come in direct contact with skin so area being treated must be shaved
Whirlpool with Electrostimulation (Estim)
Warm water and jets increase circulation
Used for total body pain relief treatment
For management and symptomatic relief of chronic intractable pain
Helps with relaxation of muscle spasms
Prevents or retards tissue/muscle atrophy.
Increases local blood circulation.
Helps with muscle reeducation
Maintains or increases range of motion
Whole Body Vibrational Therapy (VibroGym)
Propriceptive training method that slightly destablizes the user in a controlled way
Forces the body to regain its balance, automatically causing muscular contraction
Helps stimulate blood circulation, warm the muscles and support the body's recovery
Pulsed Signal Therapy (PST)
Focuses on the cause of the symptoms, the breakdown of cartilage and joint tissue.
(Pain and swelling can occur when cartilage wears due to arthritis, overuse, or injury.)
Consists of pulsed signals, transmitted into the joint
Promotes the repair of damaged cells
Stimulates the normal repair and maintenance process
Reproduces the biophysically correct signal and directs it to the joint, stimulating the existing cartilage to work more efficiently, thus accelerating the repair of the tissue in and around the joint.
Helps with proprioception in neurologic cases
Helps increase range of motion of the shoulders and elbows
Helps strengthen the forelimbs and chest muscles
Underwater Treadmill (UWT)
Used to exercise animals while reducing the stress on the joints
Warm water helps increase circulation and loosens muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
Different heights of the water change the amount of weight the pet carries andcan also change the gait
of the animal and help with range of motion.
~With the water at about hip level the pet will be walking at about 1/3 it's normal body weight.
By decreasing the water level you add weight and help to build up muscle.
Useful for pets who have recently had orthopedic surgery, who have osteoarthritis, who are unable to
carry their entire body weight on the limbs, or for weight loss.
Forces the pet to walk at a controlled, steady speed in one direction without the distractions of the outdoors
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