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Table 1 Interventions used during extensive rehab

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

Modality Details Other
Laser 20 J/cm2, location T11-L6  
Acupuncture Dorsal branches spinal cord T11-L3
Sciatic nerve at greater trochanter
Tibial and fibular nerve above the achilles heel
After 4 times the placing of the needles at the dorsal branches was stopped
Weight shifting Ground > balancing board > peanut or donut Also done daily at home
Ground walking exercise First with complete placing of the hind feet
Later with just triggering the hamstrings
Taping helped decrease muscle spasms