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How Can Myotherapy Help?

Galen Myotherapy combines massage, functional exercises and lifestyle management the aim of which is to help prevent injury/further injury, promote healthy muscle function, aid mobility, alleviate or manage chronic pain and promote a sense of well-being. It can be included as part of a multi-modal approach in your patients’ care.


Galen Myotherapy can provide effective pain management for:


  • Osteoarthritis – especially in dogs that are intolerant to anti-inflammatory drugs

  • Hip dysplasia

  • Sub luxating patellas

  • Elbow dysplasia

  • Osteochondritis Dissecans

  • Cruciate issues

  • Spondylitis

  • Canine Degenerative Myelopathy

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Repetitive strain injuries

  • Ongoing lameness 

  • Whiplash caused from impact at speed

  • Compensatory issues

  • Rehabilitation


It can also be used to great effect for: ​

  • Behavioural issues relating to pain

  • The elderly dog

  • Reluctance to be active or slowing down

  • Enhancing the health and performance of working / sporting dogs

  • Puppy development

Practically every lameness in a dog will be from a muscular problem and most of the conditions we see are as a result of underlying conditions, old injuries or repetitive strains.

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Some of the Conditions Myotherapy Can Help

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