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PHVP provides a number of treatments, which can be used individually or together as part of your Horse or Dogs tailor made treatment plan.
Every Horse or Dog is different, and so is the treatment used. They will initially go through a full assessment to understand the best form of treatment, and your Vet Physio will also educate and advise on Exercise Prescription for you to continue treatment between visits.
Before any treatment can commence, your Vet Physio will undertake a full assessment of your Horse or Dog. Your Vet Physio may ask questions relating to historical issues, medication and normal habits to get a true understanding of your animals needs.
Manual Therapy combines a number of physio techniques. Primarily, hands on manipulation, mobilisation and massage of tissue and joints. Manual Therapy is good to relieve pain, stiffness, improve mobility and promote relaxation.
Laser Therapy or (photo-therapy) is the use of infra-red radiation into inflamed or damaged tissues to accelerate the body's natural healing process. Laser therapy is often used for musculoskeletal issues such as arthritis, but the benefits of laser have been suggested for a range of conditions.
Ultrasound Therapy provides deep heat of the soft tissue including muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments. It is commonly used to increase circulation, mobilise the tissue and reduce inflammation. Promoting pain reduction and wound healing.
Pulsed magnetic field therapy
Pulse Magnetic Field Therapy or (PEMF Therapy) uses bursts of low level electro-magnetical radiation to heal damaged tissue. It can be used to treat injuries, Musculoskeletal pain and chronic pain from long term conditions. It can also reduce stress and promote a calmed behaviour.