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Equine vet physio, Glastonbury, Wincanton, Frome, Midsomer Norton, Radstock
Equine veterinary physiotherapist, Bradford on Avon, Whitchurch, Pensford, Chew Valley, Chew Magna, Mendip Plains EC, Collective Equestrian

PHYSIOTHERAPY

Katherine Allard is a Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in veterinary physiotherapy, providing equine physiotherapy assessments and treatments in the Somerset, Bristol and  BANES area.

Physiotherapy can help a range of musculoskeletal conditions in horses and improve performance and maximise rehabilitation potential post surgery/injury:

 

  • Back pain.

  • Gait abnormalities.

  • Muscle weakness.

  • Joint and muscle stiffness, management of arthritic conditions.

  • Behavioural changes including bucking, rearing and napping can be a sign of pain.

  • Rehabiltation/exercise prescription post surgery.

 

Treatments used include:

 

  • Manual therapy eg: joint mobilisations, myofascial trigger point release, soft tissue mobilisation techniques.

  • Electrotherapy eg: Neuromuscular electrial stimulation.

  • Individually prescribed, progressive exercise programmes.

  • Advice and education.