Who can it help?
Any animal can benefit from physiotherapy! Dogs and horses are the most common patients for a veterinary physiotherapist to treat but they are also trained in other animals such as cats, cattle and other livestock.
Animals recovering from injury make up a large portion of a physiotherapists cases. Common injuries such as muscle tears, sprains, ligament and tendon injuries can be treated by a physiotherapist as well as recovery following orthopedic surgery.
Healthy animals can also benefit from physiotherapy however, such as working and competing animals. Regular physiotherapy can help to prevent injuries and improve performance.