Animal Rehabilitation

JH Wellness Center inside Spring Creek Animal hospital is operated by Dr. Kaley Parent. She offers rehabilitation therapy for common conditions such as geriatric care/arthritis, orthopedic and neurologic rehab, pre- and post-operative therapy as well as sports medicine and conditioning. Treatment methods may include acupuncture, manual therapy, laser therapy, neuromuscular electrical stimulation (E-Stim), therapeutic exercise, home exercise programs. therapeutic massage, cryo and thermotherapy and help with orthotics and prosthetics. Dr. Parent also offers hospice care and house calls for patients in need.

Conditions treated with rehab therapy:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain/IVDD
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)
  • Elbow & Hip Dysplasia
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Neck Pain/Wobblers
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Obesity
  • Tendon Injury

Modalities & Treatment Methods
Acupuncture: This non-invasive treatment improves nerve function which reduces pain & restores the ability or desire to move. This neuromodulation facilitates recovery from an injury or illness. It may also reduce inflammation & modulate immunity.

Therapeutic Exercise: Uses special equipment like exercise balls, cavaletti poles, stairs, and inclines.

  • Balance & Proprioception: Strengthening core muscles and improving body awareness.
  • Stretching: Increasing circulation and muscle flexibility.
  • Strengthening: Focuses on strengthening different muscles or muscle groups.
  • Passive Range of Motion: Improve the ability of the joint to flex and extend, and improve flexibility of muscles and tendons.

Laser Therapy: Class IV Therapeutic Laser treatments are shown to relieve muscle and joint pain, relieve arthritis symptoms, relax muscle spasms and increase blood flow to help wound healing.

Home Exercise Program: All clients will be given instruction in a home exercise program.

Manual Therapy: Any form of therapy that uses the therapist’s hands including joint mobilizations, traction, and muscle trigger point release.

Electrical Stimulation: The application of electrical current which results in a muscle contraction. It can be used for both pain management and muscle atrophy.

Orthotics and Prosthetics: We can help determine whether your dog would benefit from custom fitted splints, braces, carts or artificial limbs. We assist with measurement, fitting, and use of this equipment.

Cryo & Thermotherapy: The appropriate use of hot or cold application to decrease pain, reduce inflammation and promote healing.

Therapeutic Massage: Increases circulation to improve healing, decrease pain, reduce muscle knots and reduce stress/anxiety.




Animal Rehabilitation

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