Merishia Massage by Francoise Deavin RVN Level 5 Small animal hydrotherapist
Clinical Canine Massage is used for chronic pain management, soft tissue injury rehabilitation and prevention, and supporting dogs with orthopaedic and neurological conditions and complements your veterinary care.
Clinical therapists can assess for orthopaedic and neurological conditions, allowing dogs to be speedily referred back to your vet if required. Therapists will also provide you with a sensible home care plans to help you support your dog at home.Just like human massage, dog massage works so well because it is able to resolve soft tissue and muscular problems.
In dogs Trigger Points, tightening and shortening of muscles and areas of overcompensation often make a dog old before their time. We acknowledge that you know your dog better than anyone so no matter how small or big their issue is or perhaps you want to bring your dog along as a pre-emptive measure, we are here to help.
Canine Massage therapies will be beneficial to any of the below named problems or behavioural changes;
Unable to go up / down stairs
Unable to get in / out of car
Lost their ‘sparkle’
Uneven nail wear
Twitching of skin
Old before their time
Unwilling on walks
Back / Neck / Hip issues
Poor agility performance eg: weave entry, measuring, knocking poles