Sound waves are pressure waves that have a specific frequency and velocity which can be controlled to exert therapeutic effects.
The use of an electrical current can simulate muscle tissues in the target area to facilitate a muscle contraction of a particular muscle or muscle group.
Laser is the use of light energy to affect underlying tissues. It can influence bones, joints, muscles, tendons, lymph, circulation, and the nervous system by enhancing cellular metabolism and localized circulation.
It is believed that the benefits of magnetic field are due to its influence on oxygen utilization by the tissues and therefore promotion of healing and/or turnover of cells.
Healthy, end stage rehabilitation patients, and geriatric or deconditioned dogs can be conditioned by means of individualized exercise programs to enhance fine motor control, general strength, endurance, and advanced proprioception by means of a wide range of indoor and outdoor tools and exercise equipment all year around.
Manual therapy encompassed any form of therapy that can be applied by the use of the therapist’s hands. Manual therapy can incorporate joint mobilization, manipulation, traction, soft tissue massage, myofascial release, and stretching.
Acupuncture utilizes the insertion of fine solid needles into the body at specific points of the body in order to create a reaction within the body.
Occasionally in the field of rehabilitation, there is the need to create, source, or fit for splints or other assistive devices.