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PHYSIOTHERAPY

Katherine Allard is a Chartered Physiotherapist, specialising in veterinary physiotherapy; providing equine, canine, horse rider physiotherapy assessments and treatments. Covering Wiltshire, Somerset, Bristol, BANES and North Dorset.

Physiotherapy can help a range of musculoskeletal conditions in humans/riders, horses and dogs, 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.