Conditions We Can Treat With Clinical Canine Massage
DogzAligned will only ever treat a dog once a vetinary surgeon has signed a consent form establishing the dog is fit to receive massage. There are a large number of conditions and injuries we can help, some of which are outlined in the sections below. If you are unsure whether your dog’s condition can be helped by clinical canine massage, please ask, we are happy to discuss your individual case.
Arthritis is the most common condition we treat in senior dogs. Canine massagae promotes blood flow, so massage can be particularly effective for many conditions in older dogs.
Soft Tissue Injury
If your vet has diagnosed a soft tissue injury, such as a strain, or a sprain, massage to promote bloodflow will speed recovery. We use a technique called vascular flushing…
Nervous dogs often don’t like to be touched and carry a lot of tension in their bodies. Freeing the tension can free the anxiety and help your dog’s overall wellbeing.
Post Operative Rehab
Clinical canine massage can help your dog get back on his paws after an operation by promoting blood flow to speed recovery, helping restore full movement, and reducing pain.
Dysplasia is a commomn condition in some breeds, particularly smaller dogs, where a malformed joint can cause pain and lack of movement. Clinical canine massage can reduce the inflammation and therefore lessen the need for surgery.
There are many causes of both temporary and chronic lameness in dogs. Working with your vet’s specific diagnosis enables us to treat the underlying cause or injury, giving your dog freedom of movement.
The Canine Massage Guild
I am a menber of the Canine Massage Guild. You will find some amazing blogs on their website, with lots of information about the conditions we can treat – read them all!