What is 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.
Claire Burgess, BSc Hons, MCSP, HPC, PG Dip, ACPAT cat A
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
From the blog
Looking forward to visiting Greasby Equestrian Centre tomorrow morning for a rider Pilates class for the happy campers!!
Busy couple of weeks with a variety of issues to assess and treat...
one horse struggled to canter on the right rein, when assessed I noticed he was rotating his right forelimb inwards which meant he was struggling to step that leg out on the right rein, after done release work and movement retraining he is already showing fantastic improvements and has achieved right canter!!!
Another good rehabilitation case is a rather large warmblood that has had sacroiliac injections for pelvic pain, myofascial release, ground/pole work and low level stabiliser work is showing marked improvements, it’s a slow process with these big ‘weak’ horses but strengthening really is key to maintaining soundness!
And I thought I’d throw this photo of a super flexible pony following his treatment!!
Enjoying using some of the new techniques picked up last weekend on the ACPAT course on spinal dysfunction!
If you have a specific issue or just a general check please get in touch!! June is already looking busy so please try and book ahead!! 😃