Wirral Veterinary Physiotherapy


Wirral Veterinary Physiotherapy provides professional treatment to horses, dogs and humans across Wirral, Cheshire and North Wales



Equine Physiotherapy

  Equine Physiotherapy manages a range of musculoskeletal, pre and post-operative, neurological and age related conditions    

Human Physiotherapy

  Human Physiotherapy provides a wide range of treatments for musculoskeletal problems, neck pain, back pain and sports injuries      

Rider Assessment & Equipilates™


Rider Assessment and Equipilates™ can help rider performance and optimise the partnership with your horse



What is Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapy?

Animals, like people, respond to physiotherapy. The main purpose of physiotherapy is to restore and maintain mobility, function, independence and maximise performance. Chartered physiotherapists are highly trained to assess and treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems.

About Claire

Claire Burgess, BSc Hons, MCSP, HPC, PG Dip, ACPAT cat A

Claire Burgess, BSc Hons, MCSP, HPC, PG Dip, ACPAT cat A

Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist

Claire provides excellence in animal physiotherapy for horses, dogs, and cats.  Whether treating equine or canine athletes, or a loved companion, all animals are given a high class of treatment and care. Working in partnership with Veterinary Surgeons in the Wirral and surrounding areas

DO NOT USE IN NEGATIVE CONTEXT horse eating haynet with hay and haylage mixture

Feeding for a More Natural Approach

With winter looming, horses are now being stabled more!  I often get asked about haynets and feeding from the floor.  So I...
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Hogs Back

Physiotherapy for the Veteran Horse

So 'as soon as we are born gravity begins to pull on our joints and muscles causing wear and tear' as humans we constantly try...
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fat horse

‘I don’t now where this weight has come from!’

A familiar phrase I'm hearing at the moment! Is it just me or has the grass suddenly shot up and our horses are looking a...
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Sponsored Rider Updates!

Just wanted to do a quick post on the success of our sponsored riders here at Wirral Veterinary Physiotherapy! Proud to be...
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Equipilates™ Courses now being run in Wirral

*** Equipilates™ course*** 5 week course starting on Tues 7th June 7-8pm To be held at Pam's Pony Parties in Park Lane, Meols,...
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Lucy Peters on Buddy

Summer is on it’s way!

Summer is on it's way, well it certainly seemed like it was yesterday.... today I wasn't so sure! Anyway the point of the post...
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bad saddle

But … My saddle was made to measure!!

This is something I am hearing a lot at the moment, and i am happy to hear that so many of my clients have had saddle...
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helen and bobby

A (livery) debt well paid!……. Beeston pony to dressage superstar!

Helen Dutton our sponsored rider has had such success with her 14 hand welshie Bobby over the last few years!  He continues to...
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nikki (2)

More than just the ‘Back Lady!’

New clients often ask what a Physio assessment consists of, so I thought it might be beneficial to tell anyone who doesn't...
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Welcome to the team, Helen Dutton

I am please to announce that Wirral Veterinary Physiotherapy will also be working with the very talented dressage rider Helen...
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