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What we offer

Box rest

Hand walking

Bandage changes

Long reining

Remedial exercise

Lungeing

On site vet phsyio

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The specifics

Veterinary physiotherapy

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Our on site veterinary physiotherapist will work alongside you and your vet to create a progressive and effective tailored rehabillitation programme for your horse. 

This will be exucuted here at Hilltop house by our veterinary physiotherapist and Thomas. Weekly updates will be provided and visitation is encourage.

An on site veterinary physiotherapist enables Yorkshire Equine Rehabilitation to offer versatile treatments based upon what is presented by the horse that day. 

The therapies we offer but are not limted to are stated below:

Manual therapies

Massage & mobilidation techniques

Stretches

These aid in the restoration of optimal muscle health.

Remove lactic acid and muscle irritants.

Elongate muscle fibres.

Reduced spasm & tension

Promote comfort

Laser therapy

Used for acute and chronic conditions to achieve pain attenuation, analgesic response & tissue repair.

Soft tissue injury

Joint conditions: Osteoarthritis

Open wounds 

Immediate trauma

PEMF

Used for acute and chronic conditions to achieve an efficient nflammatory process and reparative phase.

Indications: 

Pain management

Soft tissue injury

Reduction of oedema & bruising

Fracture repair 

Osteoporosis

Joint injuries

Wounds

Calming a horse prior to treatment

Cryotherapy

Used for acute and chronic conditions to prevent a prolonged inflammatory process and provide pain relief.

Indications: 

Pain management

Soft tissue injury

Reduction of oedema & bruising

Wounds

NMES (Neuromusculare electrical stimulation)

Used for acute and chronic conditions to promote blood flow, maintain muscle strength & mass.

Indications: 

Muscular atrophy

Degenerative conditions effecting muscles

Maintain nerve function in muscles

Heat therapy

Used for sub-acute and chronic muscular dysfunction

Indications: 

Soft tissue damage

Muscle spasm 

Muscle tension

Increase blood flow 

Increase waste removal

TENS
(Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)

Used for sub-acute and chronic tissue dysfunction. Promotes fluid flow and neuromuscular recruitment in muscles.

Indications: 

Soft tissue damage

Muscle spasm 

Muscle re-education

Oedema 

Nerve damage

Vasodilation

Exercise

Hand walking 
Remedial exercise 
Long reining 
Lungeing 
Pole work 
Track & hill work
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