By Brian J. Lowne, South Coast Today
Could your pet benefit from some physical therapy?
Dr. Thomas Burns, hospital director at Veterinary Associates of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, reports that while physical therapy isn’t new to veterinary medicine, the use of this form of rehabilitation has become a lot more popular in recent years.
“It is common knowledge in human medicine that physical therapy promotes a quicker recover from surgery or injury,” Burns says. “Through advancements in veterinary medicine, now pets can benefit from species-specific therapy. From dogs, horses, to even cats, physical therapy makes for a healthier patient without the potential side-effects of pharmaceuticals.”
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