Physiotherapy
for your dog or cat.

Physiovet Vaud in St Sulpice is run by Hanne Frenkel, veterinarian and animal physiotherapist, with a federal diploma.

Your pets are in good hands.

 

"Movement is the principle of all life"

Leonardo da Vinci

 

What is animal physiotherapy?

Animal physiotherapy is a health discipline addressing injury prevention, rehabilitation and promotion of health of the locomotor system for animals.

 

What are the goals of physiotherapy?

  • Restoring or improving mobility for your animal

  • Regeneration and recovery of musculoskeletal pathologies

  • Pain relief

  • Strengthening, maintaining and restoring neurological, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory system capacities

  • Reduce muscular tension

  • Prevent musculoskeletal injuries

  • Improve or maintain posture, flexibility, balance and muscular strength

  • Prevent or reduce one-sidededness

  • Improve gait

  • Improve results of ongoing treatments

Physiotherapy addresses neurological, joint and muscle problems, balance and coordination disorders, pain and proprioception.

 

When is animal physiotherapy used

  • For rehabilitation after surgery or traumatic injury
  • Accompanying musculoskeletal pathology
  • Neurological disorders (e.g. herniated discs, degenerative myelopathy...).
  • Pain management
  • Physical preparation for sport and injury prevention
  • And, of course, always in parallel with ongoing treatments!
 

The indications for physiotherapy for your pet can be varied:

  • Supporting an aging pet

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Hip dysplasia

  • Degenerative myelopathy

  • Herniated disc

  • Back pain

  • Cruciate ligament rupture

  • Patella luxation

  • Injury prevention

  • Pain

  • Rehabilitation after a fracture

  • Torn ligaments

  • Tendonitis

  • Weight management (e.g. obesity)

  • Neurological disorders

 

Please note

In some cases, an examination by a veterinarian may be necessary before starting physiotherapy treatment, in order to rule out diseases that cannot be treated by physiotherapy.

 
 

We look forward to meeting you.

 

Find out more about our therapies and techniques:

Manual therapies

Active therapies


Hydrotherapy


Further therapies

 

Please note!

Please wait outside until I come and open the door for you as I don't have a waiting room.

Please give me as much information as possible by e-mail beforehand.


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