Why Do We Have Dogs at the Physical Therapy and Pilates Studio?

One of the question I frequently get is... "Why do you bring your dogs to the office?"

Back when I was in physical therapy school way back in the 90's there was this dog day, where therapy dogs would come in one day a month to work with the physical therapy patients at the rehab hospital. 

I decided at that time that if I ever owned my own place that I would bring a dog everyday. Because the amount of effort, the amount of excitement, the amount of energy that was there the day of the dogs was great.

The day after, it wasn't so great. So bringing my dogs to work has had an imprint on me since 1997. And when that therapy dog day came at the rehab hospital, everyone did their best on that day! But it was one day out of the month, that's it…

Call 512.215.4227 to learn more on how you can meet Stella and Dudley at CORE Therapy and Pilates in Westlake Hills, Texas.

Co-Owner / Physical Therapist at CORE Therapy and Pilates
Stephen graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998 from LSUMC in New Orleans and is a licensed physical therapist in Texas since 2004. Immediately interested in hands-on therapy, he began to study with Brian Mulligan and became certified in the Maitland Australian Approach in 2003. Stephen has since studied the fascial system through John F Barnes Myofascial Release. Stephen completed a comprehensive Pilates training in 2002 and the GYROTONIC Expansion System® in 2009. The combined treatment of manual therapy with mind-body awareness exercises using Pilates and Gyrotonic concepts was the start of his whole-body treatment approach.
Stephen Dunn