What is Physiotherapy for horses?

Veterinary Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that takes a holistic approach to each patient based on individual needs.

It is used alongside veterinary medicine to help in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

It assists in rehabilitation and aims to control and relieve pain, restore function and improve movement.

What is Physiotherapy for horses?

Veterinary Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that takes a holistic approach to each patient based on individual needs.

It is used alongside veterinary medicine to help in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

It assists in rehabilitation and aims to control and relieve pain, restore function and improve movement.

What conditions can be treated with Physiotherapy?

Muscle strains or tears

Kissing spine

Degenerative joint disease

Post operative care

Sacroiliac dysfunction

Tendon & ligament injuries

Osteoarthritis

Navicular disease

What conditions can be treated with Physiotherapy

Muscle strains or tears

Tendon and ligament injuries

Post operative care

Kissing spine

Sacroiliac dysfunction

Degenerative joint disease

Osteoarthritis

Navicular disease

Initial Consultations

An initial consultation with Megan includes a thorough discussion of your horse’s needs, challenges and medical history.

A complete functional movement evaluation and pain assessment will be carried out; this process is based on experience and knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics and pathologies.

After the initial consultation treatment is performed based on scientific knowledge and clinical practice.

Hands on manual therapy and manipulation is used alongside electrotherapies where appropriate.

Homecare programmes and after care advice are given.

Initial Consultations

An initial consultation with Megan includes a thorough discussion of your horse’s needs, challenges and medical history.

A complete functional movement evaluation and pain assessment will be carried out; this process is based on experience and knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics and pathologies.

After the initial consultation treatment is performed based on scientific knowledge and clinical practice.

Hands on manual therapy and manipulation is used alongside electrotherapies where appropriate.

Homecare programmes and after care advice are given.

Rehab Programmes

6-week detailed rehabilitation programmes can be added on which include week-by-week exercises and advice from Megan for times when more support is needed.

This is specific to your horse’s needs and are tailored for each individual.

Rehab Programmes

6-week detailed rehabilitation programmes can be added on which include week-by-week exercises and advice from Megan for times when more support is needed.

This is specific to your horse’s needs and are tailored for each individual.

Treatment Regime & Costs

Equine Veterinary Physiotherapy = £50.00 per session

 

*Prices updated January 2024

Treatment Regime & Costs

Equine Veterinary Physiotherapy = £50.00 per session

 

*Prices updated January 2024

About Megan

Megan holds a post-graduate diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy and has trained via a recognised accredited training program.

Find out more about Megan on her Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/equilisetherapy

About Megan

Megan holds a post-graduate diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy and has trained via a recognised accredited training program.

Find out more about Megan on her Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/equilisetherapy