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Frequently Asked Questions

Veterinary Physiotherapy is an integrated therapy which helps to relieve pain, restore movement and mobility and normal body function. In the case of permanent disease, such as arthritis, the aim is to reduce the impact of that dysfunction.

- Physiotherapists have an advanced understanding of anatomy and pathology
- Take an holistic approach, looking at the whole body rather than focusing on the individual factors of a problem
- Compensatory issues are addressed, helping your horse to return to normal activities
- Advise how to minimise future injury with tailored exercise and rehabilitation programmes

No, physiotherapy is much more that massage, although specific massage techniques may be used if regarded appropriate. Physiotherapy can include manual therapy, soft tissue techniques, electrotherapy plus many more treatment options.

Yes. We are insurance company approved. Please check your individual policy to ensure that you're covered for physiotherapy.

Yes. Your Healthy Horse Physiotherapist is qualified, RAMP registered and is a member of The International Association of Animal Therapists. Members are regulated and follow a strict code of conduct and are required to attend annual CPD to ensure they are kept up to date with the latest research. They are comprehensively insured.

Rachael has training that includes techniques used by most hands-on professions such as chiropractors, osteopaths, massage therapists and kinesiologists. She has spent several years working within veterinary practise as a veterinary technician, specialising in diagnostic ultrasound, working closely alongside equine vets, seeing firsthand the results of many different injuries sustained by the horse. She is an experienced and accomplished horsewoman, rider and trainer, with a passion for the treatment and rehabilitation of horses suffering from physical and psychological trauma and poor performance. Rachael is also a Master Saddle Fitting Consultant (MSFC qualified saddle fitter), helping to prevent saddle related pain and damage as well as carrying out remedial work for existing problems, including muscle atrophy (muscle wastage), asymmetry and post surgical cases such as kissing spine.

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About Healthy Horse

With a registered veterinary physiotherapist and qualified saddle fitter on board, you can be confident that your horse's health and well-being are in capable hands.

Working together to address any musculoskeletal concerns, provide appropriate therapies, and ensure that your horse's saddle is correctly fitted, promoting a healthy and happy horse.

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Suite F2, Elsinore House
43 Buckingham Street
HP20 2NQ

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