Does my horse needs treatment?

If you are unsure whether your animal will benefit from treatment please get in touch. The lists below show some but not all of the conditions that may benefit from physiotherapy:

 

How can I tell if my horse may need Physiotherapy treatment?

  • Behaviour changes - in stable, tacking up, under saddle

  • Contact issues / stiffness on one rein / abnormal head carriage

  • Crookedness under saddle

  • Saddle slip

  • Reluctance to move forwards/ lack of impulsion or engagement

  • Lethargy

  • Reduced performance - knocking poles / stopping / poor transitions / lateral work / disunited in canter

  • Difficulty in working in an outline

  • Loss of muscle or lack of top line

  • Uneven shoe wear / dragging toes

  • Regular strenuous performance/ workouts

  • Reduced or abnormal strides

 

Common Equine issues or conditions treated:

  • Neck / Back / Pelvic pain

  • Post Injury or Surgery Rehabilitation

  • Tendon/Ligament injuries

  • Joint Conditions

  • Muscle Injuries/Muscle Atrophy

  • Lameness

  • Fractures

  • Chronic / Age related conditions such as Osteoarthritis

  • Saddle related problems

  • Wounds

  • Poor foot balance

  • Lack of fitness / core stability / strength

  • Conformational issues

  • Pre operative conditioning

  • Postural Deformities

  • Nerve Damage

  • Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Post Surgery

  • Gait Re-education

  • Patella Luxation

  • Management of Neurological Cases i.e. Wobblers

  • Performance Management/injury prevention

  • Tendon, ligament and muscle Strains

Contact: Sarah Hind

Mob: 07513 496923

Email: info@sarahhindvetphysio.com

Locations: Nottingham, Derbyshire

Travelling within a 30 mile radius of NG16

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