Canine Myofunctional Therapy (CMT) is a holistic therapeutic body treatment integrating remedial massage of soft tissues, myofascial release, Gua Sha massage and gentle stretching techniques.
Nearly all dogs will benefit from Canine Myofunctional Therapy (CMT), but particularly:
Massage therapy increases tissue elasticity and flexibility. By applying pressure to muscle fibres they are stretched and elongated. We find dogs are then able to move about with more ease and less pain.
Massage improves blood and lymph circulation. Massage creates warmth, which encourages blood vessels to open up, increase oxygen levels and help remove waste and toxins.
Massage relaxes muscle tissue which reduces painful contractions, spasms and relieves tight bands.
Massage therapy releases endorphins (chemicals which promote a feeling of well being). Therapeutic massage treatments reduce your dog’s stress levels over time, thus creating a more balanced emotional state.