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Rehabilitation and Oncology

29 Dec 2021

By Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio.), CAFCI, CCRT     What is the role of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in oncology?  It’s actually more important that you might think!

In the veterinary world, oncologic care tends to reside within the realm of the veterinary specialist centers, where chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and such are offered for treatment.  Or perhaps the owner is looking for an alternative, in which case a holistic veterinari... More

Non-Surgical Management of Disc Herniations

28 Nov 2021

By Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio), CAFCI, CCRT I received an email a couple of weeks ago and it has excited me tremendously!Dear Laurie,I hope you do not mind me contacting you.  I am currently a PhD student and resident in neurology and neurosurgery at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital in Cambridge and I was directed to your blog post on conservative management of intervertebral disc extrusions by another member of the team.  I mainly wanted to get ... More

Management of Chronic Nagging Injuries

30 Oct 2021

by Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio.), CAFCI, CCRT Does your dog have an issue that just isn’t getting better?  Or perhaps he/she has a recurring injury that keeps coming back even after periods of rest and medication?  Well, that’s the topic of today’s blog!  Dealing with nagging injuries (usually chronic muscle, tendon, or joint injuries) requires a different approach than dealing with an acute injury.     I was inspired by ... More

 

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