What is Canine Hydrotherapy?


Hydrotherapy can be used to treat many conditions. These conditions can include orthopaedic, neurological, osteoarthritis as well as ligament, muscle or soft tissue injuries.

Swimming helps improve general fitness, cardiovascular stamina. It improves muscle tone. It also aids recovery after surgery or illness.

The warmth of the water causes blood vessels to expand which increases blood flow, this can speed up the healing process. Hydrotherapy is considered to be a natural anti-inflammatory through its ability to reduce tissue swelling, this can also have a pain relieving affect.