Learn how to and the benefits of trigger point therapy and massage on your dog.
Just like humans, massage for your dog works well because it is able to help resolve soft tissue and muscular problems. You will be giving your dog a gift of something they are unable to do for themselves.
Trigger point therapy and massage gives your dog, your love! It helps increase the bond you already have with your dog and regular treatments are a great way to do regular wellness checks to assess any changes in your beloved dogs health.
Benefits of massage and Trigger Point Therapy:
Improves flexibility and range of motion
Supports Orthopaedic conditions such as Arthritis, HipDysplasia, Luxating Patella and Spondylosis.
Resolves or improves lameness
Reduces scar tissue
Gives relief from chronic muscular issues often overlooked by traditional Veterinary carers
Releases trigger Points and areas of spasm
Improves agility, obedience and performance
Breaks down knots and adhesions which can inhibit movement
Resolves gait irregularities
Emotionally and psychologically ‘lifts’ the dog
Non-invasive pain relief
Faster recovery from injury and operations
Increases the flow of 5 different system in dogs
1. Circulatory system – increases blood flow and oxygen
2. Lymphatic system – cleanses toxins through the Lymph glands
3. Cerebral spinal fluid – bathes skull, vertebrae, sacrum
4. Synovial fluid – bathes the joints to increase range of movement
5. CHI – flows through the meridians and unblocks imbalances
What you will get:
Hands on workshop
Complete book of course notes
Certificate of completion
Practice on your own dog
Small class for more personal experience
Take home goody bag
Basic understanding of dog anatomy
Basic assessment of your dog
How to apply trigger point pressure
Basic understanding of acupressure points
Techniques used for massage
Knowledge of the benefits of trigger point therapy and massage on your dog
How to give your dog a full body treatment
Basic stretching techniques for your dog
6 Reasons to massage your dog:
1. For relaxation
2. To manage pain
3. To accelerate healing after injury or surgery
4. To ease effects of ageing
5. To increase range of motion
6. To reduce emotional problems due to trauma, anxiety or fear.
Tami Emery is a fully qualified remedial/sports therapist and has been practising in this industry for over 12 years, she is also fully certified in horse and dog trigger point therapy and Myofascial release work.
Tami is really excited to put her passion for creating and love of animals together as one and start working to help make both horses and dogs feel better both physically and mentally and for them to be more relaxed for their owners.
Tami has extensive experience in the sporting industry as an athlete herself and working with professional athletes and sporting teams such as NRL visiting clubs, State of Origin, international rugby teams (All Blacks, Springboks, Pumas), national soccer teams, national netball teams, national cricket teams and various other sports, she also has over 2 years experience working with horses and dogs with great results.