Physical rehabilitation is essential in the management of many orthopedic and neurologic problems, obesity, and senior conditions of our pets. These diseases can be chronic, painful, and debilitating, leading to a poor quality of life. Rehabilitation, when done appropriately, can relieve pain, improve recovery, and maintain mobility in our animal friends. A certified rehabilitation practitioner is vital in designing and managing treatment plans for pets suffering from these conditions.
What is a Certified Rehabilitation Practitioner?
A certified rehabilitation practitioner is one who has completed extensive training to become proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of orthopedic, neurologic and senior pet conditions. They have made a commitment to continuing education and training specifically in animal physical rehabilitation, providing the very best standard of care. Rehabilitation practitioners are experts in utilizing specialized treatment modalities such as therapeutic exercise, hydrotherapy, Class IV Laser therapy, TENS, and thermotherapy to speed recovery from orthopedic surgery or injury, improve mobility, and decrease pain associated with debilitating conditions such as osteoarthritis.
Examples of Conditions Treated:
- Hip/Elbow Dysplasia
- Muscle Injuries
- Intervertebral Disc Disease
- Neuromuscular Disease
- Cranial Cruciate Injury
- Paralysis and Weakness
- Patellar Luxation
- Limb Amputation
- Senior Dog Wellness and Conditioning
- Sporting/Working Dog Fitness
Why Use Up & Running Canine Rehabilitation?
Up & Running Canine Rehabilitation is a certified canine rehabilitation facility in Northeast Ohio. Our veterinarians and licensed veterinary technician have completed training through the nation’s premier animal physical rehabilitation program at the University of Tennessee to become Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioners (CCRPs). Dr. Kimberly Huppe is also a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). Our rehabilitation veterinarians are experienced in creating personalized care programs tailored to each pet’s needs. Our staff, combined with a state-of-the-art facility and technology, offer unsurpassed rehabilitation therapies and programs. When your pet comes to us, they are receiving the best possible care. At Up & Running Canine Rehabilitation, we are: Relieving Pain, Improving Recovery and Maintaining Mobility!