NEW FOREST VETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY
New Forest Veterinary Physiotherapy is led by Carlie Dixon, a registered ( IRVAP, ICH) and fully insured veterinary physiotherapist. Carlie offers high standard treatments tailored to your animals’ individual needs, using fear free and positive methods to build confidence in your animal to achieve optimum results through physiotherapy.
New Forest Veterinary Physiotherapy provides physiotherapy and hydrotherapy from our new independent sustainable, canine enriched, fear free clinic based in the lovely scenic town of Christchurch. All treatments provided must be through veterinary referral from your vet surgeon. You can download our referral form from the tab at the bottom of this page.
WHAT IS PHYSIOTHERAPY AND HOW CAN IT HELP MY ANIMAL?
Veterinary physiotherapy involves the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, disability and diseases. Physiotherapy is an evidence based health profession.
There are many conditions that it can treat - such as Orthopaedic, Neurological, Post and Pre-Operative conditions and Arthritis, as well as conditioning high performance, Sporting, and working dogs. Physiotherapy can benefit dogs of all ages - from clumsy puppies to older arthritic dogs.
Physiotherapy aims to;
-relieve pain and reduce inflammation
- improve independence and confidence
- improve function
-improve muscle imbalance and performance
-restore joint range of motion and mobility.
We believe that positively building confidence and independence are the building blocks to an effective physiotherapy program. Your pet will receive a prescribed program to suit their individual needs.