Post-op Massage for Veterinary Patients

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Originally published in the December 2015 issue of veterinary practice news

Gentle, careful, scientific and evidence-informed massage can work wonders for those patients who accept touch and need help recovering from surgery, trauma or a variety of medical conditions. Even with animals that don’t at first welcome hands-on healing, many can learn to relax and appreciate massage when it is delivered with care and respect for the patient’s individual physical and emotional receptivity.