McTimoney for Dogs

"How do I know if my dog could benefit from McTimoney Treatment?"

 

If your dog displays any of the following signs McTimoney Treatment may be able to help.

 

  • Reluctance to exercise

  • Difficulty cornering

  • Lameness where other causes have been ruled out by your vet

  • Knocking down poles or refusing jumps

  • Slower times

  • Difficulty jumping into the car

  • Stiffness after exercise

  • Sensitivity over the back or hindquarters

  • Abnormal posture

  • Uneven stride

  • Changes in demeanour or behaviour

 

Claire Lawrence

 

What can McTimoney Therapy help with?

 

McTimoney Therapy can help dogs after they have suffered trauma due to an accident such as a collision or fall. However, some dogs due to breed or conformation, particularly short legged and long backed breeds may be more susceptible to problems and can benefit from regular treatments.

 

Dogs with orthopaedic problems such as osteoarthritis or hip and elbow dysplasia can also benefit from treatment, while McTimoney therapy is not a cure it can help with compensatory issues that may arise due to the dog’s altered posture and movement.

 

Also active dogs such as working dogs and those participating in agility, flyball, obedience, racing or showing can also be more at risk of picking up injuries due to the nature of their activity. For example: agility dogs may collide with obstacles and racing dogs running in one direction only can place uneven stress on the body.

 

Even pet dogs can develop problems from their daily activities such as pulling on the lead or rough and tumble games.

 

Claire Lawrence
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WPerformance Dogs such as those competing in agility, flyball, obedience, showing and racing can all greatly benefit from regular check ups to keep them performing at their best.