Hydrotherapy - Underwater 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 buoyancy to support the limbs allowing 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 deteriorating.
"One of our sporting dogs running to maintain fitness in the colder months"
Being able to control the speed and level of the water in 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 deteriorating. For the benefit of your dog, we offer trained hydrotherapists , 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 an information pack.
Our clients say it best
Blue as been going to Aquavet for a long time now because he loves going. Blue started at Aquavet when he was referred by a specialist, Blue had three things wrong with him lower spine, hip and cruciate ligament. We were told this could save him having surgery and yes it worked, he is doing very well since his treadmill treatment gets around like a pup (he will be 8 next month) so now he goes because he loves it and its maintenance for him. We thank LISA, AARON her son and the rest of the staff. when Blue gets there he walks straight in to the treadmill sits down and waits for the water to fill, he just loves going. So thanks all at Aquavet you do a great job. Blue says see you in two weeks LISA woof woof. Keep the good work up –PAUL & DOT WARBURTON
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