Animal Physio and Hydrotherapy in Essex
Why use a chartered physiotherapist?
To become a chartered physiotherapist specialising in veterinary physiotherapy you must have completed your BSc Hons in physiotherapy and be registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC). This means the professional you are dealing with has to ensure they keep their qualifications up to date and comply to set standards. To join the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal therapy (ACPAT). The individual must be a chartered physio who has completed and approved an accredited ACPAT course. It is crucial that you check the qualifications of any therapist treating your animal. We are required by the law to gain consent of the veterinary surgeon prior to treating your animal.
- Animal Physiotherapy whether for dogs, cats or horses helps to restore movement and function when an animal is affected by injury, illness or disability.
- At the core is the owners involvement in their animal’s care, through education, awareness and participation in their treatment.
Range of movement active / Passive Laser Postural sets Theraband / Body slings Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulator TENS Home Rehab Exercise Programme
Stretches Manual therapy Massage Myofascial release Spinal mobilisations TENS Rehab exercise programmes Equine ground work / pole exercises Ultrasound Magnetic
Range Of Movement active/passive Postural sets Theraband/Body slings Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulator TENS Home Rehab Exercise Programme Hydrotherapy
Hydrotherapy, is a part of physiotherapy, that involves the use of water to provide pain relief and treatment for animals.
Kate is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist. She is a member of HPC; CSP; ACPAT; IRVAP and NARCH.
Katy is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist. She is a member of HPC; CSP; ACPAT.
Jemma is an equine therapist with over 10 years experience. She is also a qualified veterinary physiotherapist. She is a member of HPC; CSP; ACPAT and IRVAP.
Tracey joined us in Feb 2016 as our clinic assistant/receptionist and is now Clinic Manager. Basically, she runs the whole show and keeps everyone organised.
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