We have all seen a dog running in the park from a distance and suddenly when he or she approaches, realised the astonishing fact that the dog is in fact missing a limb. It is amazing to think that they can just adapt and live a happy and active rest of their life.
by Joané van Oudtshoorn, first published in We Love Pets SA. You’ve likely seen athletes taped up in this colorful, eye-catching tape, from sore shoulders to aching knees. This wonderful tool that rehabilitation therapists, in [...]
by Joané van Oudtshoorn and Caleigh Snyman, first published in We Love Pets SA and The Dog Box. The Underwater Treadmill (UWTM) is an important component of rehabilitation that facilitates movement and helps speed up [...]
Whether they are attempting to pluck prey from the sky, or taking a nose-dive out of a tall tree, it is incredible (and sometimes terrifying) to watch them go! Scientists agree that the reason cats [...]
Occasionally, surgery is the only option for dogs suffering from musculoskeletal deficits. It can be a stressful experience for both the client and the patient, and often involves weeks of special care and activity restriction. [...]
There is no denying it; cats are masters of the stretch! Whether it's a flex before breakfast or a yawn after dinner, cats have long understood the many benefits that come with stretching. Like people, [...]
LASER = Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Lasers that are used in rehabilitation help to modulate cell functions. This is known as photobiomodulation. How Do Lasers Work? Laser radiation has a non-thermal interaction [...]