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Services Ottawa Canine Rehab
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Type:
Canine Rehabilitation
Phone #: 613-725-1182
Website: www.ottawavet.com

Canine Rehabilitation at the Ottawa Veterinary Hospital

Canine Rehabilitation, based on physiotherapy in the human population, is the use of manual techniques, exercises, acupuncture and modalities (ultrasound, muscular stimulation) to increase function and mobility of joints and muscles in dogs. Rehabilitation can reduce pain and enhance recovery from injury, surgery, degenerative diseases, age-related diseases, and obesity.
 
Clients with any of the following conditions would be appropriate candidate for Canine Rehabilitation:

  • Soft tissue injuries (working, agility or companion dogs)
  • Joint dysfunction
  • Post surgical
  • Arthritis
  • Pain
  • Obese

The Types of services offered for rehabilitation clients through the Ottawa Veterinary Hospital include:

  • Manual Techniques
    • Joint mobilizations
    • Soft tissue release
    • Deep friction
    • Traction
    • Stretching
  • Therapeutic Exercises
    • Strengthening
    • Flexibility
    • Core stabilization
    • Proprioception
    • Endurance
  • Acupuncture
    • Reduces pain and inflammation
    • Improves nerve stimulation
    • Helpful with arthritis and chronic conditions
    • Speeds up healing
    • Useful in treating neurological conditions
  • Modalities
    • Ultrasound
    • Electrical Muscular Stimulation
    • TENS

My goal is to improve the quality of life of the canine population by improving function and decreasing pain.

Veterinary Referral is required

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at francebelisle@hotmail.com or get in touch with the Ottawa Veterinary Hospital at 613-725-1182

France Belisle-Leclerc, MScPT, CCRT
(Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist)

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