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Physiotherapy for Horses

Common conditions that physiotherapy can support with for horses are (but not limited to):

- Poor performance 

- Lameness 

- Soft tissue injury (muscles, tendons, ligaments)

- Back pain

- Behavioural changes 

- Secondary compensation injuries as a result of lameness or injury

- Joint problems 

- Asymmetry due to muscle imbalance

- Rider-related issues/rider assessment

- Post-surgical or pre-surgical rehab 

- Neurological conditions 

What do sessions consist of?

- Thorough subjective and objective assessment

- Manual techniques such as joint or soft tissue mobilisations, massage, trigger point release, myofascial release, stretches etc

- Electrotherapies such as TENS device, LASER, muscle stimulation device, Photizo LED light therapy device (and soon introducing INDIBA radiofrequency - stay tuned!)

- Tailored exercise programme completed in session with equipment, and one to be completed at home

- Gait re-education

- Advice to manage your animal's condition between physiotherapy sessions

- Rider assessment (on horse) can be provided on discussion 

- Separate full rider assessment/treatment can also be provided for a discounted "human physiotherapy" fee if also seeing your horse.

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