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Table 3 Physical rehabilitation therapy

From: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy; and the Summit of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians; and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Manual therapy Massage techniques Hand weights Therapy/medicine balls
Passive range of motion under sedation Effleurage and petrissage under sedation 1–2-pound weider, neoprene covered usage through mimicry Small physioball and 2-pound medicine ball Playing catch and throwing back
Active range of motion through mimicry 1st and 2nd week only 3 times weekly for 4 weeks 3 times weekly for 4 weeks