Hydrotherapy

If looking for a hydrotherapy centre in the UK, ensure that the centre you use is a member of CHA (Canine Hydrotherapy Association).  CHA members hold Nationally Accredited Qualifications in Small Animal Hydrotherapy, and centres are inspected by a CHA representative to ensure that they meet the highest standards their patients deserve.

Benefits seen from hydrotherapy include:

Relief of pain, swelling and stiffness

Muscle strengthening and maintenance

Alleviating muscle spasm

Increased range of motion in joints

Improved ciruclation

Cardiovascular fitness

Increased tissue healing

Increased speed of recovery

Gain modification

Increased proprioception