Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Rehabilitation Helps Pets Achieve their Full Functional Potential

The Red Bank Veterinary Hospitals Physical Rehabilitation & Pain Management Department focuses on helping pets reach their full functional potential.  Through various techniques, therapeutic exercises, and manual intervention we can improve your pet’s strength, mobility and range of motion, relieve pain, and prevent injuries in an environment that makes your pet feel safe and comfortable.

Conditions Treated

We provide physical rehabilitation for pets living with a wide range of medical conditions or recovering from surgical procedures. Common conditions treated include:

  • Orthopedic disease
    • Osteoarthritis (OA) and degenerative joint disease (DJD)
    • Pre and post-surgical patients (TPLO, FHO, fractures, MPL, and more!)
    • Hip dysplasia
    • Tendon injury / muscle strain
  • Neurologic disease
    • Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD)
    • Degenerative myelopathy (DM)
    • Wobblers
    • Nerve disorders
    • Vestibular disease
  • Weight loss
  • Pain management
  • Working and athletic dog evaluation
  • Maintenance and well being


Treatment Offerings

We evaluate and develop treatment plans based on the unique needs of each, individual patient. Current treatment offerings include:

  • Underwater treadmill and swimming
  • Therapeutic laser
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Stretching
  • Cryotherapy
  • Thermotherapy
  • Medical massage
  • Joint manipulation
  • Medical acupuncture
  • Joint injections (platelet rich plasma, stem cells, steroids)
  • Epidural injections
  • Instruction for home exercise programs