Physical Rehabilitation is a new area of veterinary medicine which has become essential in providing the best opportunities for animals to recover from neurosurgical, surgical (orthopedic), arthritic and chronically-debilitating diseases and conditions. Much like humans, animals require physical rehabilitation to recover muscle strength and joint flexibility following an injury or chronic disuse.
The Physical Rehabilitation Center at ASH is fully equipped with a suite of high-tech rehabilitation equipment and services including:
With special programs designed for sports medicine, performance optimization and fitness as well as weight management, the Physical Rehabilitation service performs outpatient consultations; as well as plays an integral part in hospitalized, post-operative orthopedic, neurological and debilitated critical care patients.
Benefits of Physical Rehabilitation include:
Our Physical Rehabilitation department is staffed by Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner Kelsey Boomer and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist Christine Bihler.
Marc E. Havig, DVM, DACVS, CCRP
Michelle B. Carnes, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Christine Bihler, MSPT, CCRT (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist)
Kelsey Boomer, LVT, CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner)