There’s no doubt that video makes learning much easier. That’s why we have created simple, short videos detailing each therapy and exercise to accompany your Home Rehabilitation Guide. These videos are presented in the same order found in your guide.
Therapy Modality Videos
Cold Therapy & Proper Icing
Administering ice therapy after your dog’s surgery is extremely important. Learn the proper tools and techniques for this very effective treatment.
Moist Heat Therapy
Heating is both very soothing and healing, but moist heat is far more effective. Learn how to effectively utilize this technique to achieve the maximum benefit for your dog.
Learn the basics of the healing power that massage holds.
Passive Range Of Motion
This rehabilitation technique is a simple procedure that helps your dog achieve full range of motion during recovery.
Strengthening Exercise Videos
Sit-to-Stand Exercise AKA “Puppy Squat”
This is the second most effective exercise and is also often performed improperly. Learn some simple tricks to make this technique effective for your dog.
Slow Controlled Leash Walking
This is hands down one of the most important and easiest therapy exercises to master, but almost everyone performs it wrong. Learn the proper technique!
Stairs can be dangerous when incorporated too soon in the recovery process, but they can be one of your greatest assets in your toolbox of strengthening exercises.
Learn the exercise that top athletes use to build strength and balance.
Balance & Proprioceptive Exercise Videos
Figure 8 Exercise
Learn this very simple, fun and effective exercise to help your dog gain full recovery after surgery.
This simple exercise can add an additional element of fun and challenge during your dog’s recovery.
Weave Poles Exercise
Step it up a notch with this proprioceptive exercise that is a combination of strengthening and balance.
Measuring Your Dog’s Muscle
Having a baseline is key. Learn how to properly measure your dog’s hind leg muscles and check for atrophy.
Though simple in concept, this exercise is one of the keys to a safe and successful recovery when properly executed.