Katherine qualified as a Veterinary Physiotherapist in 2017. Prior to this she has gained a wealth of experience with a wide variety of animals. In particular within many sectors of the equine industry both professionally and with her own horse, as well as in canine agility. Katherine is fully insured, and as a member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists, she has to complete regular CPD and is subject to their code of conduct. Ensuring the highest quality of service.
Veterinary physiotherapy uses a range of methods to reduce pain and increase the efficiency of bodily function. A visual assessment of posture and movement is made followed by a skeletal and soft tissue assessment. This allows an appropriate course of treatment to be chosen. Treatment methods generally include a combination of manual therapies, electrotherapies and remedial exercise. Each case is considered individually and treatment is tailored accordingly.
Benefits of physiotherapy include help pain reduction; increasing symmetry and straightness; an increase in strength and flexibility; and an increase in coordination, balance and agility.