Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy provides a non weight bearing form of exercise in a heated swimming pool helping to improve the process of healing and speed up recovery.  

hydrotherapy, brentknoll, vets, worcesterOur hydrotherapy programme is tailored to each individual dog’s needs, to provide the best rehabilitation and fitness programme, with the aim of improving and enhancing your dogs physical and mental wellbeing.

 

 

 The benefits of Hydrotherapy include:

  • Relief from pain, swelling and stiffness
  • Improved physical fitness
  • Improved mobility
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Relaxation
  • Reduces obesity

Hydrotherapy can be used to treat conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Cruciate ligament disease
  • Hip & elbow dysplasia
  • Spinal injuries
  • OCD (condition relating to the elbows)
  • Sprains and breaks
  • CDRM
  • Pre and post operative muscle regeneration & maintenance
  • Hydrotherapy can also be used to increase fitness levels in dogs that compete in sports such as agility, greyhound racing and working dogs.
  • Under or overweight patients

Our Hydrotherapy facilities:

  • outdoor, pool, brentknoll, vets, worcester, hydrotherapyTwo swimming pools sunken into the ground
  • Large pool: 8.9 x 4.5 metres 
  • Small pool: 5.5 x 2.0 metres
  • Heated to 27-30 C
  • Jets for massage or resistance training
  • Ramp/steps
  • Life jacket/buoyancy aid
  • Shower and drying facilities
  • Toys
  • Video camera, underwater camera