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Nikki Renko is CVNI's certified canine rehabilitation therapist. She started working in neurology in 2014 and have been in veterinary medicine for over 15 years. In 2010, she obtained her certification in canine rehabilitation therapy through the University of Tennessee. Nikki has always had a passion for helping animals and becoming a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist has allowed her to do that on an even bigger scale. She loves working closely with her patients and their families,
to help improve their comfort, mobility, and their quality of life.
Rehabilitation services available at CVNI:
Laser therapy: This modality reduces inflammation and improves healing following surgery or an injury.
TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation): This modality delivers very mild electrical stimulation to help relieve pain and aide in nerve stimulation following surgery.
Manual therapies: These modalities can include massage, stretching, and passive range of motion. The goal of these therapies is to maintain mobility, tone, and flexibility during periods of exercise restriction.
Joint mobilization: This modality reduces pain and improves movement and range of motion in a painful or dysfunctional joint.
Therapeutic exercises: These exercises focus on strengthening muscles, improving balance and coordination, and promoting functional independence.