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  • A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient

    Notes: on a presentation given by Julia Hewitson at the Complimentary Veterinary Health Group (CVMG) of the SAVA on 5th September at Didima Conference Centre, Drakensberg, KZN – A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient. Presentation objectives were to define physiotherapy and explain the scope of physiotherapy specific to the elderly canine patient, to […]

  • Not Just a Swim in the Pool!

    Kloof Physiotherapy – operating for the past 10 years as a referral practice for vets in KZN – offers a unique opportunity to animal owners who are looking for ways to assist their pets in the recovery stage after surgery or injury. Hydrotherapy by a qualified practitioner speeds up the post-surgical rehabilitation and recovery process

  • A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient

    Notes: on a presentation given by Julia Hewitson at the Complimentary Veterinary Health Group (CVMG) of the SAVA on 5th September at Didima Conference Centre, Drakensberg, KZN – A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient. Presentation objectives were to define physiotherapy and explain the scope of physiotherapy specific to the elderly canine patient, to

  • A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient

    Notes: on a presentation given by Julia Hewitson at the Complimentary Veterinary Health Group (CVMG) of the SAVA on 5th September at Didima Conference Centre, Drakensberg, KZN – A Physiotherapy Approach to the Elderly Canine Patient. Presentation objectives were to define physiotherapy and explain the scope of physiotherapy specific to the elderly canine patient, to […]

  • Them bones, them bones, them thigh bones!

    “Elderly” defined Being geriatric or aged is not a disease itself, but is an age bracket when certain diseases are likely to develop, such as the onset of musculo-skeletal, neuro-muscular and systemic conditions. In human patients, the World Health Organisation defines elderly as being 60 to 74 and aged/geriatric as 75 and older! Factors determining […]

  • Not Just a Swim in the Pool!

    Kloof Physiotherapy – operating for the past 10 years as a referral practice for vets in KZN – offers a unique opportunity to animal owners who are looking for ways to assist their pets in the recovery stage after surgery or injury. Hydrotherapy by a qualified practitioner speeds up the post-surgical rehabilitation and recovery process […]

  • Back Basics for Horses & Riders

    Riding is a unique sport, requiring both members of a team – one animal, one human – to be in harmony to effectively execute an activity or movement. Any existing injuries or asymmetries in either of this partnership will have a direct effect on the other. A lot of people analyse equine performance based on […]

  • Ready, Steady, Run!

    Owners of active adult dogs are usually fully aware of the need for exercise as an aspect of caring for their dog’s all-round health. Exercise leads to increased strength, endurance, flexibility and longer life. Also, our dogs are social creatures and during exercise they enjoy quality time with us. Exercising regularly with your dog not […]

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