Nerves are the slowest part of the body to heal. Patience is needed. Acupuncture is helpful not only to relieve pain but to also stimulate nerve regeneration.

Only after conservative crate rest is complete, water therapy and other physical therapy can be started by a clinic or rehabilitation in the home.
After surgery, PT/rehabilitation can begin as soon as the surgeon directs -- sometimes days after surgery.

Water Therapy

Massage and Passive Therapy Exercises

 Warning: Why chiropractic therapy with an IVDD dog is contraindicated:


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Physical therapy is an important part of Annabelle's learning to walk again.

Physcial therapy after 8 weeks of conservative treatment