Pet physiotherapy in Teddington

Your companion may require physiotherapy following an injury, illness, or before and after surgery. At Alpha Vets, your pet will be looked after by our very own Physiotherapist & RVN Sam Buss.

Sam is currently providing physiotherapy clinics on Mondays and Tuesdays at our Molesey vet practice, and is happy to discuss possible home visits. The majority of patients we treat are dogs, but we also offer physiotherapy for other cats and other pets too.

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Dog & cat physiotherapy and arthritis management

Sam Buss RVN Grad.Dip VetPhys CertVNECC

Sam Buss is a Registered Veterinary Nurse and member of our North Surrey Emergency Vets night team. She recently qualified as a Veterinary Physiotherapist (Accredited with the IVRAP and IAAT) and has a particular interest in Osteoarthritis management.

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Sam provides dog physiotherapy and cat physiotherapy services mostly, but is happy to see any small animal species. Physiotherapy uses a combination of manual therapies, electrotherapy (Laser, PEMF, therapeutic ultrasound etc), and prescription exercise. Learn about some of the conditions it can help and the benefits below.

Pet physiotherapy can help with a range of ailments and conditions by supporting the body and aiding rehabilitation. Physiotherapists can treat and help your pet with the following conditions:

  • Obesity/weight management
  • Wound healing
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Age-related issues
  • Back problems & Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Cruciate ligament injury
  • Tendon and ligament injuries
  • Sporting injuries and strains
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Pre and post-surgical management
  • Total hip replacements
  • Post amputation
  • Fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE)
  • Neurological conditions
  • Palliative Care


There’s a range of benefits from your pet having physiotherapy. These include:

  • Improved cardiovascular health and circulation
  • Increased muscle strength
  • Reduced pain
  • Improved flexibility
  • Reduced muscle tightness and spasm
  • Decreased stress and anxiety
  • Weight loss
  • Aiding injury and wound healing


All types of pet physiotherapy require a vet-signed Veterinary Referral form – download here.

We also work with Danielle Everette for additional physio & hydrotherapy services at her purpose-built facility in Chertsey:

If your pet is struggling physically or is due to have a surgical procedure, get in touch with our team to discuss how physiotherapy can help.

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