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The Role of Hydrotherapy in Relation to Pain Management

The Role of Hydrotherapy in Relation to Pain Management

Whilst the first choice for pain management is often medication, there are many non-pharmaceutical ways to manage pain. It is important to use a multimodal approach to get the best overall pain management for each individual animal patient, with the least amount of drug induced side effects. One of the most versatile, effective and all-encompassing non-pharmaceutical methods of managing pain is the use of hydrotherapy.

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SCENAR & Cosmodic Therapy

SCENAR & Cosmodic Therapy

SCENAR (an acronym standing for Self-Controlled Neuro-Adaptive Regulator) is advanced pain relief treatment technology. It is a bio-electrical medical device used by healthcare professionals to treat acute and chronic pain, sports injuries, arthritis, back pains, inflammations and a growing list of other conditions.

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Arthritis and the older dog

Arthritis and the older dog

If your dog has canine arthritis then you probably already know a lot about it and are now looking for ways to make your dog more comfortable and bring some joy back into their lives. A lot of owners will have tried physiotherapy, acupuncture and hydrotherapy, or their dogs are already taking the maximum dose of painkillers but they may still be finding daily activities uncomfortable to the point where owners are starting to question their quality of life. People often try canine massage as a last resort.

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Homeopathy for first aid

Homeopathy for first aid

​You might be waiting for the vet to arrive, or on the way to the vets. It may be a simple minor bump or bruise. Either way, a first aid kit of homeopathic remedies at home or in the yard could be invaluable in helping your animal.
Isobel’s beautiful artwork makes this blog a delight to look at as well.

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Why some animals get firework phobia

Why some animals get firework phobia

How A Natural Response To Fear Can Worsen To Become A Severe Problem By Julie Moss BSc. Hons, AdvCertVPhys, Dip.APhys. This blog examines how an unnatural fear response to fireworks occurs. Ways you can help your pet overcome these problems are to be found here. What...

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Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 2)

Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 2)

In part two we will be looking at postural signs that can indicate an underlying problem which may be causing your dog difficulty. Most people assume that if their dog can run and jump they do not have any musculoskeletal problems. Surely if they were in pain they wouldn’t do that, would they? …

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Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 1)

Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 1)

If your initial response is an immediate “no” then keep reading because I may change your mind! When I mention canine physiotherapy to people I often see their eyes glaze over, or a look of confusion appear on their face. I mean how on earth do you get a dog to do...

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