Neurosurgical Postoperative Physical Therapy
Many patients with medically and surgically managed neurological disorders greatly benefit by postoperative rehabilitation and physical therapy. The DVSC is associated with a team of dedicated physical therapists trained in the human field that can develop a tailored physical therapy program for each pet to aid in the rehabilitation process. Techniques such as swimming, static/dynamic standing exercises, and walking on the underwater treadmill are used with impressive clinical results to facilitate strengthening and coordination as well as improve range of motion.
View/download this topic in our newsletter, Cutting Edge, Fall 2007.