After many different surgical procedures, physical therapy can and should be employed to help ensure a more rapid and complete recovery. The benefits of Physical Therapy include:
- Increased blood flow and lymphatic drainage to the injured area.
- Early resolution of inflammation.
- Increased production of healing compounds.
- Prevention of joint contraction.
- Promotion of normal joint function.
- Prevention or minimize muscle loss.
- Positive psychological effects for the animal and owner.