Dogs In Motion
In Home Canine Rehabilitation & Wellness

Serving Lake County, Northern Cook County & the near Western suburbs by Veterinary referral
HYDROTHERAPY

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to maintain health or promote healing.

Benefits of Hydrotherapy include: warmth, hydrostatic pressure, resistance and buoyancy
Warmth: To help muscles relax thus decreasing pain and muscle spasming. To increase range of motion.
Hydrostatic Pressure: Helps to reduce swelling by applying pressure against the body.
Resistance: To build strength and cardiovascular endurance.
Buoyancy: To decrease the stress and compression forces on bones and joints during movement. To
support the body to allow for activity.

Indications for Hydrotherapy include:
Weight loss / management
Generalized conditioning (muscle strengthening and cardiovascular)
Osteoarthritis
Following injury or surgery (after incision has healed)
Generalized weakness or immobility

  1. Patti Triola, PT, CCRT
  2. Dogs In Motion, In Home Canine Rehabilitation & Wellness
  3. Phone: 847-949-8455 / Fax: 847-949-8456 / Cell: 224-430-3351 / Email:patpt1@sbcglobal.net