Conditions treated with hydrotherapy

In general conditions treated with hydrotherapy fall into the following categories:

  • Orthopaedic
  • Neurological
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Degenerative and medical conditions
  • Conditions related to age - either juvenile/developmental or geriatric

These conditions can include:

  • Arthritis
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Cruciate ligament rupture - either conservative management or postoperative recovery
  • Patella luxation
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Degenerative myelopathy (formerly known as CDRM)
  • Spinal injuries including recovery from fractures and IV disc rupture (commonly known as a slipped disc)
  • Spondylosis - spinal arthritis
  • Mobility problems related to age
  • Young active dogs on restricted exercise
  • Obesity control