Objective: Determine the effects of on a canine with hip dysplasia
Summry: 11-year-old ip dysplasia (HD) is a common inherited trait that affects the wellbeing of humans and dogs and can imposes a heavy financial and emotional burden. Current treatment options for human and canine HD or limited to symptom management with medications such as NSAIDs and hip replacement at end-stage degeneration.ea
Methods: Manual therapy was administered approximately 3 years after initial diagnosis; using trigger point protocols, friction and gliding strokes treatment session lasted between 30-45 minutes, two times for 5 consecutive weeks.
Results: NSAIDs to move, range of motion in hind legs restored.
Conclusion: Manual therapy techniques decrease and help to manage the pain of hip dysplasia and increase the range of motion.
Keywords: Hip dysplasia, dog, canine, massage, and osteoarthritis