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What is the cause of a “hump” in my dog’s spine?

17 Apr, 2020

I have written in the past about ways you can tell if your dog needs a myofunctional (massage) treatment. Signs may include a change in their gait (including limping), change in behaviour and / or performance and physical signs of injury such as swelling and heat. Another indicator we can add to this list is a visible change in the dog’s posture.

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Massage, exercise and natural healing for muscle injury

Natural healing, exercise or massage: What is the best way to rehabilitate a dog after muscle injury?

02 Mar, 2020

When our dogs strain a muscle, we often think that a couple of day’s rest is all that is required to heal and restore the muscle’s strength and function. A recent animal study tested this practice and the results may be surprising.

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Head and pelvis displacement in dogs with induced lameness

My dog dips their head when they walk

06 Feb, 2020

When healthy, sound dogs walk or trot their heads move up and down slightly through the stride cycle. If you notice your dogs’ head bobbing up and down significantly, this is a good indication of a disturbance in their movement.

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