Articles by Susan E. Davis PT

Susan E. Davis (Sue) is a licensed Physical Therapist with over 30 years of practice in the human field, who transitioned into the animal world after taking courses at the UT Canine Rehabilitation program. She has been providing PT services to dogs and other animals through her entity Joycare Onsite, LLC in pet’s homes and vet clinics since 2008. For more information abous Susan, see her website www.joycareonsite.com, or follow on Twitter. Sue is also the author of fantastic books on animal physical therapy. Physical therapy can do so many great things for your dog. Understanding all the possibilities physical therapy can offer will change your dog’s life. These books belong on the shelf of every dog lover. Learn more about Sue.
Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (DM): Understanding DM and Top 10 Management Suggestions

Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (DM): Understanding DM and Top 10 Management Suggestions

Degenerative myelopathy is a progressive disease of the spinal cord. First symptoms include loss of coordination in hind legs. When faced with a particularly difficult challenge in life, I have always felt the best weapon of combat is knowledge. Along with that is keeping a positive attitude.   As a physical therapist, dealing with canine patients diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy…

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Physical Therapy in Veterinary World

Physical Therapy in Veterinary World

Exiting the practice of human physical therapy after 31 years and entering the field of veterinary physical rehabilitation in 2008 was a huge career transition. Suddenly I entered a world where what I did was no longer called “Physical Therapy” and many of the providers were not actual physical therapists! Most canine rehabilitation practitioners are vets and veterinary technicians who…

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