animal therapy magazine

Improving the links between Therapy Centres and Veterinary Clinics

by Kathryn Cowley It is well recognised that physical therapies are an important part of rehabilitation for patients suffering from acute injuries, and are a great tool for management of chronic pain. With as many as 1.7 million dogs in the UK suffering from osteoarthritis, both veterinary clinics and therapy centres alike are seeing huge number of patients that would benefit from the combined care from a physical therapist and a veterinary professional. Unfortunately, in many cases, there is a real lack of communication between these two sectors and this is almost certainly having a negative impact on patient care....

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