Veterinary Physiotherapy

Veterinary Physiotherapy has many different treatments to aid healing, post-operative rehabilitation, injuries, injury prevention, maintenance and competition care.

These treatments are:

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Manual Therapy

What is manual therapy:

  • Massage techniques

  • Myofascial release

  • Trigger point therapy

  • Soft tissue mobilisation

  • Stretching

  • Passive range of motion

Manual therapy can increase:

  • Circulation

  • Joint range of motion

  • Tissue healing 

  • Mobility

  • Flexibility 

  • Relaxation

And decrease:

  • Pain

  • Scar tissue 

  • Stiffness

  • Muscle tension

  • Muscle spasm

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Electrotherapies

Electrotherapies available with EJS: 

  • Laser therapy 

  • Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)

  • H-Wave therapy

  • Hot/Cold therapy

Electrotherapies can increase:

  • Circulation

  • Joint range of motion

  • Nerve healing

  • Tissue healing

  • Mobility

  • Flexibility

  • Relaxation

  • Assist muscle building 

And decrease:

  • Pain

  • Haematoma

  • Oedema/swelling

  • Muscle Spasm

  • Muscle tension

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Remedial Exercise Prescription

What involves a Remedial Exercise Prescription (REP):

  • Pole exercise

  • In-hand and riding exercises

  • Stable exercises 

  • Stable management advice 

  • Riding assessment/coaching 

REP can aid in:

  • Correct muscle building

  • Flexibility

  • Mobility 

  • Correct posture  

  • Behaviour 

  • Post-operative rehabilitation

  • Pre-operative care

  • Improve coordination

  • Injury/re-injury prevention