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Jacqueline Grant
Veterinary Physiotherapist


Telephone Number
07802 751 444

Fax Number
01622 749 277

Email Address
info@vetphysioservices.co.uk

Physiotherapy For Animals

Animals, like people, respond to physiotherapy. The purpose of physiotherapy is to restore and maintain:

  • Mobility
  • Function
  • Independence
  • Performance

Physiotherapy is provided for large and small animals, both domestic and athletic, with referral/authorisation from your veterinary surgeon. We offer:

  • Specialist expertise
  • Individual assessment and treatment
  • Management advice
  • Rehabilitation

COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY VETERINARY/ANIMAL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

These include:

  • Spinal problems – such as disc disease, saddle related back pain
  • Joint problems – arthritis/degenerative joint disease, injury, pain/swelling/stiffness in joints
  • Injuries – to muscles, ligaments and tendons
  • Post surgical rehabilitation – following orthopaedic surgery for horses and dogs
  • Fractures – treatment and rehabilitation to facilitate healing and restoration of function
  • Neurological conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Performance difficulties in the athletic animal
  • Preventative physiotherapy to minimise recurrence of a problem
  • Physiotherapy for rider related problems 

TYPES OF PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT FOR ANIMALS

These include:

  • Manipulation and mobilisation to joints and soft tissues
  • Electrotherapies such as ultrasound, laser therapy and neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • Exercise regimes and rehabilitation

OUR STANDARDS

High standards are ensured by:

  • Working only with veterinary referral/authorisation and communication with vets regarding physiotherapy treatment
  • Carrying professional and public liability insurance
  • Liaising with other professionals such as the veterinary surgeon, veterinary nurses, farriers, saddlers, behaviourists, trainers and, of course, animal owners
  • Being members of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) – a Special Interest Group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
  • Adhering to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy’s Regulations and Standards of Practice.

NEED MORE INFORMATION OR AN APPOINTMENT?

Go to the Contact Us page for our contact details or complete the online enquiry form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Animal treatment is provided at local vets’ practices, your own home or yard, or at our treatment room located at a Mascotts Canine Hydrotherapy Centre in Leeds Village, seven miles south east of Maidstone.

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