Horses

Physiotherapy can help your Horse to Improve Function, Maximise Performance and Achieve Effective Rehabilitation from Injury.

Common Conditions treated by Physiotherapy Include:

  • Soft tissue Injuries - muscle, ligament and tendon strains
  • Back and Neck Pain - including saddle related problems
  • Joint Problems - Injury, Arthritis, Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Poor Performance
  • Rider-Related problems 

 

I will always contact your Veterinary Surgeon prior to my Visit. This ensures that I have your Vets consent to assess and treat your animal, and that I am aware of any relevent clinical history.

 

I will carry out a full subjective and objective assessment which will include:

  • History of Present Condition
  • Stance Assessment 
  • Gait Assessment
  • Palpatory Assessment;  
    • Muscle Bulk
    • Muscle Tone
    • Joint Range of Movement
    • Limb Range of Movement

Treatment will be given to suit your Horse's Individual needs, and may include:

  • Soft Tissue Mobilisations
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Joint Mobilisations
  • Biomag Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Muscle Stimulation 

The goals of Treatment will always be discussed with the Owner and a Treatment plan can be decided upon. Advice and Recommendations including Home Exercises! will be given on the Initial Consultation.

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Gait Assessment