Hydrotherapy - Underwater Aquatic Treadmill
"Bramble on her weekly underwater Treadmill session"
Holding 80% of your dogs body weight, the Underwater Treadmill provides a much more controlled style of exercise / rehabilitation. The warm water which rises to your dogs shoulders provides a hydrostatic pressure to the limbs which supports all movement in a controlled manner.
The 28-30° degree water temperature ensures there is a good supply of blood to the major extremities which provides optimal results and rehabilitation, preventing a condition from worsening.
"Callum gets all the attention in the Treadmill"
Being able to control the speed and gradient of the Underwater Treadmill, allows us to create bespoke tailored programmes that will aid the recovery of your dog.
Our aim is to improve / maintain quality of life and prevent a condition worsening. For the benefit of your dog, we offer the best trained hydrotherapist in the area, alongside phenomenal equipment to carry out our duties professionally and with pride.
WE USE THE UNDERWATER TREADMILL AS A PREFERRED STYLE OF REHABILitation for THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONs
- Hip Replacements
- Post-op fractures
- Neurological conditions
- Spinal Injuries
- Cruciate Repair
- Tendon injuries
- Ligament injuries
- Weight loss
- General exercise
- Fun swimming
Give us a call - 0114 258 3221
If you need more information about how we can help with your Dog, please get in touch. We welcome a 'phone call and are more than happy to answer your questions. You can also email us or download information forms HERE .
Our clients say it best
bracken was only a few months old when his hip problem was diagnoised.He had stopped walking at times could not stand without help.Since having hydro at aquavet he walks runs on the beach playing ball swims in the sea. He does not need any pain relief his life is so much better. He is now a happy one year old Boarder Collie –Casterton
Aquavets was life changing for Bernard (then aged 11)and for us. Bernard was losing all feeling in his legs and was becoming visibly depressed; being able to swim and chase his ball in the water gave him a new lease of life. He could walk further and was clearly a happier dog. He LOVED going to aquavets and so did I. The staff were so friendly and understanding. Bernard was nearly 13 when he passed away and I am sure the 2 years we attended the hydrotherapy sessions were invaluable in maintaining and improving his quality of life. He had acute spondolosis of the spine and severe arthritis which limited his movements, but in the water he was a puppy just playing and having fun as well as gaining invaluable exercise. I can not recommend this treatment highly enough –Mrs Chilvers
Fully qualified and experienced Canine Hydrotherapist
Lisa Dobson - Aquavet owner
is a fully qualified and experienced Canine Hydrotherapist and registered with the National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists