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Pet Fit Animal Rehabilitation

Welcome

Welcome to Pet Fit

Pet Fit is an Animal Rehabilitation Practice specializing in the musculoskeletal care of pets.

Pets with sudden injuries or long-term degenerative conditions that affect joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves, can benefit from Physical Rehabilitation.

What is Animal Rehabilitation?

Animal Physical Rehabilitation adapts different manual techniques and modalities used by Physical therapists in human patients and applies the same techniques to animals. It can promote a more rapidly recovery from neurological or orthopedic disorders and surgery, helping to avoid complications associated with prolonged rest.

What are the Benefits of Rehabilitation?

  • Reduce pain
  • Promote healing
  • Restore and maintain movement
  • Build muscle mass
  • Increase cardiovascular fitness
  • Combat obesity
  • Improve physical condition in sporting and working dogs
  • Assist with selection of carts and braces

Taking your pet’s care to the next level!

Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Neurologic Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine and Fitness

Weight Loss Program

1-901-405-5385 petfitrehab@att.net

What is Orthopedic Rehabilitation?

Orthopedic Physical Rehabilitation focuses on treatment or rehabilitation of injuries to the orthopedic system, which includes muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments.

Orthopedic rehabilitation is essential to restore the patients activity, strength and motion right after injury or surgery.

Rest alone after surgery usually does not relieve the problems caused by inflammation and spasm. Also, the body adapts and protects the injured area long after healing has started. These protective mechanisms like fibrosis and scar tissue, alter movement of the whole musculoskeletal system and increases strain on other areas. Rehabilitation should start as soon as possible after injury to prevent unwanted scarring and hardening of what is naturally strong but flexible tissue like muscle, tendons, and ligaments.

Orthopedic patients typically have deficiencies and weaknesses which could be eliminated via specific targeted exercises.

Depending on the type of surgery, therapy may include:

  • Exercises to strengthen the muscles
  • Flexibility exercises to develop and extend Range of Motion, which will keep the joints mobile
  • Posture, balance and coordination training
  • Gait analysis and training
  • Strategies for pain reduction

Conditions Treated

Post-Surgery

  • Spinal injury/IVDD
  • Arthrodesis
  • Joint Replacements
  • Fractures
  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture
  • Amputation
  • Joint dislocation

Congenital

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • OCD
  • Patella luxation

Degenerative

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spondylosis

Muscle/Tendon injuries

  • Tendon injuries
  • Iliopsoas strain
  • Muscle injuries