Month: October 2018

The amazing power of water: hydrotherapy

The natural properties of the water such as buoyancy and hydrostatic pressure, create a suitable environment for performing non concussive active exercise which helps to relieve pain, reduce swelling and stiffness, improve blood circulation, improve limb mobility, muscle strength and range of motion. Warm water increases the circulation of blood to the muscles, increasing the…

Holistic not magic ?

According to the Cambridge dictionary, HOLISTIC means “dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part”. I’m writing this post after another sad misconception in the vet world around the figure of the HOLISTIC VET. The HOLISTIC VET is still a vet with a wider view. HOLISTIC approach doesn’t…

? Raise-your-bowl ?

Did you know that the way your dog eats can affect the health of his spine and muscles? Your dog is getting old and he is esperiencing pain or discomfort on its joints and muscles…raise bowls is a great solution to help them avoid pain and bad posture.

Acupuncture, a gentle stimulation

Acupuncture is part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practised for over 2000 years. As in human medicine, acupuncture can be used in animals if performed by a vet surgeon certified in veterinary acupuncture. Acupuncture involves a gentle insertion of fine, sterilized, single-use needle into the skin, by targeting acupoints and leaving them…

Just keep moving, moving, moving

Physiotherapy is commonly used in relation to human medicine, a normal recommendation when you have had surgery, or suffer orthopaedic or neuropathic pain. There are many ailments that physiotherapy can positively influence. Human physiotherapy is more widely accepted than veterinary physiotherapy, even though veterinary physio has been around for over 30 years. It is recognised…

The Benefits Of Physiotherapy

“The benefits of physiotherapy and rehabilitation for small animals have been increasingly recognised over recent years. Rehabilitation is often perceived as an alternative therapy, whereas it is in fact complementary to conventional veterinary treatment and best used in collaboration with it. Multimodal approach is the key for successful treatment when talking of physical rehabilitation. It’s…

Let’s introduce Us

How important is the movement Silvia, as a Registered Vet Nurse, focused her career on neurology and orthopaedic cases, working closely with advanced diagnostic imaging which gave her the ability to increase her skills in rehabilitation nursing care and discovered her passion for physiotherapy. She gained her Pgd in Vet Physiotherapy and a Level 3…