Benefits of Animal Massage when your Pet is Facing Surgery
Has your dog been through an operation or scheduled for one? Whether it was an orthopedic condition, neutering, abdominal surgery or a different type of surgery, according to the Institute for Integrative Healthcare, “massage on animals can be of benefit at any time, but massage can also be utilized pre- and post-event to improve performance in those animals.”
A Case Study was conducted to observe the effects of direct massage and the recovery of animals post-op when massage was initiated. The conclusion of that study, had determined that nearly all patients that were massaged recovered quicker than patients that weren’t massaged. There are also many other clinical applications that can be applied into the canine medical field. Techniques would be slightly different between chronic pain patients and sick patients. Overall, using the techniques of compression, friction and direct pressure, post-op massage patients have shown quicker recovery than non-massaged patients.
Benefits of “Pre-Operative Care”: Refers to health care provided before a surgical operation. The aim of pre-operative care is to do whatever is right to increase the success of the surgery.
Benefits of “Post-Operative Massage”: : 4-6 weeks after surgery your dog will find it beneficial to have a structured full massage session with a fully trained and certified pet massage practitioner who will integrate 4 disciplines of massage to address the following:
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