Veterinary Physiotherapy

Treating dogs and horses across Cumbria and Lancashire

Veterinary Physiotherapy has shown to be very effective way to reduce pain in dogs with arthritis; helping to improve their mobility, reduce weight, maintain muscle mass and promote quality of life.

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment with our Veterinary Physiotherapist:

Please contact the Kendal surgery on 01539 722692

or call Megan on T: 07814617305 email: megan@vetsphysio.co.uk

Arthritis

Around 4 out of every 10 dogs have signs of arthritic pain. Arthritis is a condition that leads to pain and progressive degeneration of the joint.

 

It affects many aspects of a dogs’ life including limited mobility, painful joints and a poor quality of life.

 

  • Limping after walks
  • Slow in walks
  • Aggression
  • Weight gain
  • Stiffness
  • Difficulty with stairs
  • Difficulty jumping
  • Interrupted sleep

About Megan Sulivan, Veterinary Physiotherapist

Megan joined Westmorland Vets in August 2018 as part of the reception team, alongside starting her Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University in Shropshire.

In February 2021, Megan qualified as a Veterinary Physiotherapist before launching Megan Sullivan Veterinary Physiotherapy in March 2021, where she treats horses and dogs in the Cumbria and Lancashire region (horses being operated as a mobile service and dogs being treated at a clinic at Westmorland Vets).

Veterinary Physiotherapy has been proven to improve mobility and health, reduce pain, reduce the risk of further injury or illness and overall improve an animals quality of life.


Examples of some conditions that can be helped with Veterinary Physiotherapy include:
 

  • Post Spinal and Orthopaedic surgery
  • Tendon and Ligament Strains and Issues
  • Nerve damage
  • Joint problems e.g. arthritis, hip and elbow dysplasia
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