Equine Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a degree based health care profession which helps to restore movement and function when an animal is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists use a combination of clinical palpation, gait analysis, electrotherapies and unique training programmes to help you get the best from your horse.

Equine Physiotherapy is utilised to aid performance and improve recovery times associated with injury, physiotherapists can detect subtle changes to your horses musculoskeletal system which can help to prevent injury

How Physiotherapy can help your horse?

  • Back pain
  • Splints and swellings
  • Pelvic pain
  • Neck pain
  • Wound and tissue repair
  • Improve joint range of movment
  • Soft tissue injuries

How do I know if my horse needs physiotherapy?

  • Poor performance
  • Bucking, rearing, napping
  • Uneven shoe wear
  • Lameness
  • Cold Backed
  • Reduced hind limb engagement
  • Tripping/stumbling
  • Head tilting
  • Change in behaviour

Claire uses a variety of manual techniques, therapeutic ultrasound, laser and stretching regimes to create a programme designed to suit you and your horse.

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