Clyde – A most fascinating case!!!

28 Oct 2019

 By Margaret Kraeling, PT, CCRTClyde, a male border collie, was just past one year old when he was first seen in our clinic on February 7, 2018. He presented with unilateral facial atrophy on the left side. He was also seen at the vet for fever and lethargy.  He had a previous episode of lethargy in mid-December. At that time he did not want to bend down to eat. Prior to this episode he was a normal active puppy.He was at that time being treated with antibiotics and meloxicam and was a... More

A Tail to Tell

05 Sep 2019

I recently treated a lovely, energetic 7-year-old Ibizan Hound. He initially came to The Canine Fitness Centre with complaints of soreness on right hip extension and lower rib issues. Upon assessment I noted he had tenderness in his thoracolumbar and lumbosacral regions (mid and lower back) and a right pelvic dysfunction. He presented with tight myofascial tissue (myofascial tissue underlying the skin that attaches to muscles, joints and organs) and restricted and tender tail mobility. I also no... More

Short bouts of exercise - Big gains in the brain!

10 Aug 2019

By Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio.), CAFCI, CCRT I found and interesting article!   It’s about some research done at Western University, located in London, Ontario, Canada, and summarizes the following paper:  Ashna Samani, Matthew Heath. Executive-related oculomotor control is improved following a 10-min single-bout of aerobic exercise: Evidence from the antisaccade task. Neuropsychologia, 2018; 108: 73 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.11.029.  ... More


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