Veterinary Medicine

Health & Medicine
4:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Physical Therapy Goes to the Dogs at Virginia Tech

Flori Sforza leads Maya into the underwater treadmill
Beverly Amsler

Many people undergo rehabilitation for several weeks or even months following a knee or hip replacement.  That type of therapy has now crossed over into the canine world. 

Flori Sforza dons a wet suit and leads Maya into a narrow underwater treadmill, which looks like a rectangular bathtub made of transparent glass. 

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