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Enhancing Pets' Lives

Enhancing Pets’ Lives

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Our pets bring so much joy into our lives—it’s no surprise that when they suffer, we suffer right along with them. At Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, we are dedicated to improving and enriching the quality of life for our animal family members. We specialize in providing individualized rehabilitation options for dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes.

Conducted in a calm and healing environment, our full range of veterinary physical medicine services are designed for the relief of pain and inflammation. Whether you have a senior pet, an animal athlete, or a dog or cat with a weight problem, your companion will be treated with the utmost compassion and care.

Feel free to browse through our website and learn about some of the latest veterinary rehabilitation techniques and how they might benefit your animal companion. Check out our hospital tour to see our facility and some of the equipment we use during rehab sessions. Contact us for more information on the services we offer.

Pet of the Month

Suki – Fibrocartilaginous Embolism

 

Meet Suki, our August 2020 Pet of the Month.  Suki suffered a fibrocartilaginous embolism (aka spinal stroke) on May 24, 2020.  When we first met her on June 1, she was unable to walk with her rear legs and needed lots of support to get around.  With support, she would try to advance her left hind limb, but showed minimal engagement of her right hind limb.  

Our first goals for Suki were to try to improve her nerve communication and to help her get...

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From Our Blog:

Initial Evaluations -Neurologic
Initial Evaluations -Neurologic

by Angelia Oliverei LVT, CVMRT and Cathryn Adolph, LVT, CCRP In the second installment in our Initial Examination Blog series, we look at the neurologic portion of our evaluation.  Much like our orthopedic exam, we start by looking at your pet’s posture, gait, and muscles, but from a completely different perspective.  We also evaluate your […]

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Rehabilitation Evaluations- Orthopedic
Rehabilitation Evaluations- Orthopedic

By Cathryn Adolph, LVT, CCRP, CCFT Our rehabilitation evaluations involve an extensive physical examination designed to assess your pet from an orthopedic, muscular and neurological standpoint. We do this by assessing your pet’s posture, gait, joints, reflexes, and muscles (soft tissue).  This evaluation is quite comprehensive, so we will be covering it in detail over […]

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Adapt and Overcome
Adapt and Overcome

by Janelle Allen, LVT Rehab During a Pandemic The last several months have been quite different in the world. Many people are working from home or are forced to collect unemployment with some businesses having to close completely. Social distancing and face masks (including those made from cloth) are also part of the normal daily […]

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