Pet Functional Exercise

At Mobility Matters Pet Rehabilitation in Oakville, ON, we believe in the power of functional exercise to improve your pet’s overall mobility, strength, and balance.

What to Expect During a Pet Functional Exercise Session

During a pet functional exercise session at Mobility Matters Pet Rehabilitation, your pet will work closely with our experienced rehabilitation therapists to perform a variety of exercises tailored to their individual needs. Our therapists provide guidance and support to ensure proper form and technique, and they use positive reinforcement to encourage your pet throughout the session.

A beagle resting its front paws on a red exercise ball

Understanding Pet Functional Exercise

Pet functional exercises encompass a wide range of activities that are specifically designed to enhance your pet’s range of motion, flexibility, strength, and balance. These exercises are tailored to meet the individual needs of each pet and are an integral part of their treatment plan. From using a balance disk to practicing with a yoga peanut ball, our rehabilitation therapists guide your pet through exercises that promote optimal function and mobility.

Key Benefits of Pet Functional Exercise

  • Improved Range of Motion: Functional exercises help your pet achieve greater flexibility and range of motion in their joints, allowing for more natural and comfortable movement.
  • Increased Strength: By engaging in targeted exercises, your pet can build muscle strength, which is essential for supporting joints and preventing injuries.
  • Enhanced Balance and Coordination: Functional exercises challenge your pet’s balance and coordination, helping them develop better proprioception and stability.
  • Enhanced Mental Stimulation: Functional exercises provide mental stimulation for pets, keeping their minds active and engaged. This can be especially important for senior pets or those recovering from illness or injury, as it helps prevent boredom and promotes overall cognitive health.

Pet’s Functional Exercise Session

If you believe your pet could benefit from functional exercise, don’t hesitate to contact us at Mobility Matters Pet Rehabilitation in Oakville, ON. Our compassionate team is dedicated to providing personalized care and effective treatment options to support your pet’s health and well-being.

Experience the transformative effects of pet functional exercise at Mobility Matters Pet Rehabilitation.

When is Pet Functional Exercise Necessary?

Pet functional exercise is beneficial for pets of all ages and fitness levels, and it can be particularly helpful in the following situations:

  • Post-Surgery Rehabilitation: Functional exercises play a crucial role in the rehabilitation process following surgery, helping your pet regain strength, mobility, and function.
  • Management of Chronic Conditions: Pets with chronic conditions such as arthritis or degenerative joint disease can benefit from functional exercises to maintain mobility, reduce pain, and improve quality of life.
  • Injury Prevention: Functional exercises can help strengthen your pet’s muscles and joints, reducing the risk of injury and supporting overall musculoskeletal health.