Veterinary Teaching Hospital gets a new underwater treadmill
After 20 years of daily use, the existing underwater treadmill needed to be replaced within the rehabilitation service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Advancement at the college matched a donor who wanted to make a difference in animals’ lives and this project which will have a real impact within the teaching hospital.
treadmills are the gold standard in canine aquatic therapy for physical
rehabilitation that can provide exercise for post-surgical, non-surgical, and
degenerative issues. They help recover from cruciate repairs, hip
abnormalities, spinal cord damage, and joint replacement. It provides treatment
options for Degenerative Myelopathy, Osteoarthritis, Dysplasia, and other
issues. The treadmill also can help with weight control fitness conditioning
and help diagnose musculoskeletal ailments.