Veterinary physiotherapy can be used to assess and treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems in animals. It can be used to enhance an animals performance enabling the performance or working animal to reach their full potential as well as preventing injury from occuring.
Veterinary physiotherapy is vital to help to rehabilitate an animal following injury or after surgery.
Kate uses manual techniques along with electrotherapies where appropriate to mobilise muscle, joints, ligaments and tendons helping to restore and maintain normal
function within the tissues.
Specific exercises are also recommended for the owner to carry out to maximise the rehabilitation of the animal and to enable it to reach its full potential.
The Veterinary Surgeons Act
By law any animal therapist must not work without the prior permission from the Veterinarian usually responsible for the animal. Before
any animal can be treated, permission must first be sought from the animal’s vet.