Tag Archives: iliopsoas/rehab

Hold your breath and jump.

At Steve’s last rehab appointment, he was just the slightest bit sore in his ‘psoas. He’s always just the slightest bit sore in his ‘psoas at appointments. I don’t think he is sore all the time, because there are days … Continue reading

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Hind end conditioning exercises for dogs.

I wrote this out for a friend of mine a few days ago, and I figured I’d share it here as well in case anybody is looking for strengthening ideas for their sport dogs. All of the usual disclaimers apply. … Continue reading

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Steve rehab report.

Dr. F was dismayed to see us yesterday. Her first question was if we overdid it in his agility comeback. Nope. I told her what happened with the offleash, muzzled aggressive dog who jumped him while hiking and then she … Continue reading

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Stevedog: Back in action

Steve is reaching the end of his rehab, and I’ve been allowing him to do more and more normal dog stuff. He’s not restricted to his crate at all anymore (except normal dog-separation-while-I’m-gone crating). He’s not tethered at night to … Continue reading

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Free at least! (Or: guess what we did today?)

Swimming! Steve saw his rehab doctor on Friday, and it was all good news all the way around. He is doing as well as I have felt like he’s been doing. She laughed at my confessions of the “unauthorized” activity … Continue reading

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I wish I had abs like that.

Ok, so I cut off the dog’s head in the video, but still. I am so proud of Steve being able to do this! A week and a half ago, he totally couldn’t. We have been doing peanut work nearly … Continue reading

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Steve rehab update.

My dear Steven is still, sadly, on crate rest. I’m keeping him entertained as best as I can, but it still isn’t that much fun for any of us. He was back to his rehab vet last Wednesday, and we … Continue reading

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Steve rehab vet visit 2.

Steve went back to his rehab vet this week. Have I mentioned how much he loves her? Have I mentioned how much I adore her? I have become a total veterinary snob. I was nervous going to this appointment because … Continue reading

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Steve rehab update.

Sittin’ pretty, building core strength. Steve and I are still working hard core, three times a day, on his rehab for his pulled groin. It is so time-consuming, but he is so much happier these days now that we have … Continue reading

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Steve’s rehab vet visit.

Steve finally saw his rehab doctor today for an “official-er” diagnosis and to discuss what I’ve been doing with him, his progress, and our plan for the future. I have been so impatient for this visit, because I wanted a … Continue reading

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