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.
Scientific Evidence Behind Canine PT: Where’s The Beef?

Scientific Evidence Behind Canine PT: Where’s The Beef?

Is there scientific evidence to back up using canine physical therapy? Quite a few years ago a funny commercial appeared on television for Wendy’s, the famous American hamburger fast food chain.  It featured a little elderly lady, picking up the top hamburger bun and peering down at the sandwich. She frowns, raises her chin and yells “WHERE’S the BEEF?!!!” Remember…

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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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