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Rehabilitation is rapidly becoming recognized for prevention, cure and rehabilitation  of many conditions.  When humans have soft tissue injuries, fractures, trauma or surgery, Physiotherapy is used to accelerate the healing process and restore function.  This therapy is now available to aid in the recovery of these conditions in animals as well.


Treatment Techniques Include:

  • Stretching
  • Strength & Endurance
  • Movement re-education
  • Massage, trigger point therapy
  • Balance and proprioception re-training
  • Heat and ice treatment
  • Phonophoresis
  • Dry needle, laser, aqua, electro  and  acupuncture
  • ontopheresis 
  • Underwater treadmill & hydrotherapy
  • Pulsed signal Therapy
  • Low level laser therapy
  • Ultrasound

Animal Rehabilitation aims to restore normal movement, muscle mass & function, reduce pain, swelling and inflammation. Our rehabilitation department also offers conditioning, pain management and weight loss services.

Rehabilitation Plans

On the first visit, our team will assess your pet and develop a rehabilitation plan specific to your pets needs.  Many factors are considered when designing a rehabilitation program and deciding which particular therapies will be suitable for each animal.


Rehabilitation Program Referral Form

Download & Print Form

THIS ---->https://pawstucson.com/rehabilitation.html

Office Hours

Day Open Closed
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am Closed
5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 1:00pm Closed


After many pets and many vets- this was the most thorough exam my pet has ever been through. Dr. Thurston focused entirely on our pet. This is the first time that our dog let a stranger touch her with complete trust.Thank you!

John A.
Tucson, AZ


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