Solihull vets launches innovative hydrotherapy service - The Solihull Observer

Solihull vets launches innovative hydrotherapy service

Solihull Editorial 6th Aug, 2023   0

A SOLIHULL animal hospital has splashed out to launch a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy service for its patients.

The Willows Veterinary Centre has installed a hi-tech recessed underwater treadmill and is now welcoming animals for treatment.

Emma Box, head of veterinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation at Willows, said: “Hydrotherapy has proved an excellent form of therapy for patients who need to build muscle and improve joint function.

“Our new underwater treadmill will be a real benefit to helping our patients’ recovery from injury or surgery, as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis.”

A GoPro camera linked to a large screen display then allows the rehabilitation team to carefully study a patient’s gait and movement to finely tune their recovery and rehabilitation.

Emma added: “Our expert team will be providing the very best support and care throughout.




“We realise it is a completely new experience for most patients and that it is important that they are as comfortable as possible to gain the most out of the hydrotherapy sessions.”

Visit www.willows.uk.net or search for more information.


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