Osteoarthritis Clinics

Osteoarthritis is a common illness in pets

Osteoarthritis Nurse Clinics

It can occur at any age but is particularly prevalent in older pets. Our Osteoarthritis clinics are designed to support you and your pet in building a better quality of life for them, slowing down the effects of muscle atrophy, and increasing their range of movement by helping them feel more comfortable.

Signs Your Pet Could Benefit From an Osteoarthritis Clinic

  • They are slower to rise out of bed
  • They are slower on walks
  • They are reluctant to go for a walk or to walk as far
  • They struggle with stairs
  • A reluctance to jump (e.g. on the sofa, or onto the sideboard)
  • They appear stiff after exercise or play
  • Lameness
  • Licking their joints
  • They play less

What Do Osteoarthritis Clinics Cover?

  • A mobility and comfort assessment
  • Available supplements
  • Exercises in clinic
  • An action plan for at home
  • Possible medications which may be beneficial
  • Weight management
  • Hydrotherapy referral (if appropriate)

What's The Cost?

Our Osteoarthritis clinics cost £15 per session.

How to Book an Osteoarthritis Clinic

Our Osteoarthritis Clinics are currently run from our Great Dunmow Surgery.

Please give them a call on 01371 872836 to book in.

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