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    Thank you everyone. Will take a look at the Facebook groups. They've started him on a different antibiotic today xxx

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariposa View Post
    Thank you everyone. Will take a look at the Facebook groups. They've started him on a different antibiotic today xxx

    I hope it works for him

    Which one is it?

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    Sending loads of vibes for your little one.

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    He's home! Nystagmus gone but still got head tilt. He's on the antibiotic depocillin and a whole host of other drugs xxx

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariposa View Post
    He's home! Nystagmus gone but still got head tilt. He's on the antibiotic depocillin and a whole host of other drugs xxx

    What I do is a gentle massage of the neck, as once the muscle has gone into spasm, you need to re-educate it to be 'normal' again. You can gently warm up the muscles with massage.


    http://www.disabledrabbits.com/massage.html

    http://www.disabledrabbits.com/physical-therapy.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyMax View Post
    What I do is a gentle massage of the neck, as once the muscle has gone into spasm, you need to re-educate it to be 'normal' again. You can gently warm up the muscles with massage.


    http://www.disabledrabbits.com/massage.html

    http://www.disabledrabbits.com/physical-therapy.html
    Do you mean to help with the head tilt? I'd be afraid of hurting him! xx

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariposa View Post
    He's home! Nystagmus gone but still got head tilt. He's on the antibiotic depocillin and a whole host of other drugs xxx
    Very glad hes on Depocillin.That helped my bunny a lot.We also had him on Septrin sometimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariposa View Post
    Do you mean to help with the head tilt? I'd be afraid of hurting him! xx

    Yes I have managed to straighten bunnies' heads, but I can appreciate you need to be very careful.

    I think I might just be judged by some for saying that, but I've said it anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariposa View Post
    He's home! Nystagmus gone but still got head tilt. He's on the antibiotic depocillin and a whole host of other drugs xxx
    I'm glad to hear that the nystagmus resolved and I hope that he responds well to all of his medication. Something you may want to consider for the future to try to help his head tilt is Acupuncture. My Vet has carried this out on several of my Rabbits over the years for a variety of conditions.

    https://www.twickenhamvets.com/acupuncture/

    Also, a Veterinary Physiotherapist may be useful to consult

    http://www.helpinghandsvetphysio.co.uk/rabbits/


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    I'm glad he is back home x

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