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Therapeutic Exercises for Pets

Therapeutic Exercises for Pets

By Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMATherapeutic exercise is a physical therapy intervention encompassing a broad range of activities designed to restore or improve musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and/or neurologic function. Some form of therapeutic exercise...

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Dental Health Month is Upon Us!

Dental Health Month is Upon Us!

Poor dental hygiene can put both your pet’s health and your pocket book at risk. “Dog breath” – or a cat with a foul-smelling mouth – can be a sign of untreated dental conditions. If left untreated, you may put your pet at risk for greater problems such as...

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Companion Animal Rehabilitation: Massage

Companion Animal Rehabilitation: Massage

Massage is the systematic, therapeutic, and functional stroking and kneading of the soft tissues of the body. There are numerous techniques ranging from lighter, softer strokes to deeper tissue massage. The technique chosen depends on the size of the area,...

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Superficial Thermal Modalities: The Hot and Cold of It

Superficial Thermal Modalities: The Hot and Cold of It

By Dr. Elizabeth JobeThe use of heating and cooling of tissues has various purposes in physical therapy. There are different methods of cooling and heating, and the method can affect the amount of time needed to achieve the change in temperature in the...

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Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic Ultrasound

By Dr. Elizabeth JobeTherapeutic ultrasound achieves deep heating of tissues, such as joints and muscles, through the creation of vibrations by a tiny crystal in the transducer head that touches the skin. These vibrations form undetectable sound waves or...

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Weight Loss and Conditioning Programs

Weight Loss and Conditioning Programs

A 2014 study found that an estimated 52.7% of US dogs are overweight or obese, and an estimated 57.9% of US cats are overweight or obese. These pets are at risk for joint pain and arthritis as well as other medical conditions such as diabetes.For pets...

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Acupuncture: What’s the Point?

Acupuncture: What’s the Point?

By Dr. Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMAOur patients here at PAWS Veterinary Center enjoy having three doctors on staff offering acupuncture as a treatment modality for various conditions and not just for our rehabilitation patients! This complementary...

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