Joanna Pyke

PT, BSc. Kinesiology, CSCS, CCRP
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Rehabilitation
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REHABILITATION CONSULTANT

A registered physiotherapist, Joanna Pyke has practiced physiotherapy and exercise science in a variety of settings for 10 years, 6 of which she has been involved in the field of canine rehabilitation. Currently, she is an outpatient physiotherapist with Halton Healthcare Services. Prior to this, she worked for 3 years treating animals exclusively at a private canine rehabilitation clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Joanna is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP), having completed the Canine Physical Rehabilitation Program at the University of Tennessee (2004), as well as being a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA). Joanna takes great pride in her past and present collaboration with veterinarians to ensure the utmost care of her animal patients and also believes education of clients on home exercise prescription to be a key component of their lifelong health. Joanna completed her Physiotherapy degree (with distinction) from The University of Western Ontario (2003) and is also a graduate of Dalhousie University (1999).

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Rehabilitation

ANIMAL REHABILITATION EXPERTS.


PROVIDING REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS SERVICES FOR YOUR PETS

Animal rehabilitation is the use of human physical therapy assessment and treatment techniques with an animal patient. The goal of rehabilitation is to improve the quality of life of the patient recovering from orthopedic and neurological conditions by decreasing and managing pain and discomfort, restoring mobility, range of motion and movement, and preventing complications and further injury.

OUR SERVICES
Pets will be assessed by a physiotherapist registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario that has specialized training in animal rehabilitation. Taking into consideration the overall health, fitness and lifestyle of the animal, we will work with owners to develop a treatment plan that best addresses the needs of the pet.

CONDITIONS TREATED/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Neurological conditions
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic pain
  • Geriatric rejuvenation
  • Obesity
  • Post-operative reconditioning

 

TREATMENTS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Underwater Treadmill
  • Low Lever Light Laser Therapy (Cold Laser)
  • Manual Therapy
  • Cold/Heat Therapy
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

 

SCHEDULE
We are open Monday through Saturday for both initial consultations and treatment.

Our Rehabilitation Team

Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital

2285 Bristol Circle

Oakville, Ontario L6H 6P8

Main: 905-829-9444

Fax: 905-829-9646

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

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