PhysiotherapyDVG offers a complimentary physiotherapy service via Anna Wilson Veterinary Physiotherapy. Anna is a fully qualified and insured therapist who specialises with small animal rehabilitation within the DVG practice.

Veterinary physiotherapy takes many forms including manual therapies, electrotherapy and prescription based exercises. The aim is to reduce pain and restore the body’s function after injury or illness. All programmes are designed on an individual basis to best suit the needs of the animal through their rehabilitation.

​​​Treatment types available:

  • Massage
  • Soft tissue mobilisation
  • Trigger point release
  • Myofacial release
  • Range of motion and joint mobilisation
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Electrotherapy modalities including:
    • Red light phototherapy
    • Blue light phototherapy
    • Pulsed magnetic field therapy (PMFT)
    • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)
    • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
    • Ultrasound
  • Stretches
  • Proprioceptive exercises
  • Hot / Cold therapies

2535568_origThese therapies can be used to treat a number of conditions including:

  • Injuries to muscles, tendons or ligaments.
  • Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease:
    • Hip and elbow dysplasia
    • Osteochondrosis Dissecans / OCD
    • Congenital Degenerative Myelopathy (CDRM)
  • Pre and post-orthopaedic surgery:
    • Cranial cruciate disease or rupture
    • Patella luxation
    • Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)
    • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
    • Fracture repair
  • Spinal Surgery
    • Degenerative disc disease
    • Disc extrusion
    • Spinal trauma
  • Neurological conditions
  • Proprioceptive reprogramming
  • Wound repair
  • Pain management
  • Sporting/performance maintenance
  • Geriatric maintenance

1248554_origIt is therefore important that you as an owner are aware of the signs that your pet may require a physiotherapy assessment with Anna. Does your pet show signs of any of the following:

  • Stiffness after exercise or periods of rest
  • Difficulty transitioning from sit to stand
  • Lagging behind when on a walk
  • Reluctance to chase a favourite toy
  • Lameness
  • Painful to touch
  • Behavioural changes

To make an appointment, speak to your DVG vet today about a referral or call Anna Wilson on 07780 601688 or email info@awvetphysio.co.uk

More information regarding Anna Wilson can be found at www.awvetphysio.co.uk

Please note: Terms and conditions, including cancellation policy, can be found at www.awvetphysio.co.uk/prices

To cancel an appointment please contact Anna directly on 07780 601688 and leave a message. Text messages and emails will not be accepted for cancellation.