Animals

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Whether your horse is a happy hacker or a 3 day event horse they will benefit from physiotherapy. All horses can sustain injuries or have ongoing problems.

Common complaints in horses include:

  • Back and neck pain including tack related problems
  • Tendon, muscle, ligament or nerve injury
  • Performance or schooling difficulties
  • Post-operative or box rest rehabilitation
  • Stiffness and arthritis
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Wound and scar management
  • Recovery following lameness or foot related problems

Dogs/Cats

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Veterinary Physiotherapy for small animals can have very positive effects in your pet’s quality of life. It is also essential in performance of competitive or working dogs.

With orthopaedic veterinary medicine becoming more common physiotherapy is now considered routine and is covered by most insurance companies if your Veterinary Physiotherapist is ACPAT registered.

Rivendale Physiotherapy can help with a number of complaints including:

  • Spinal problems including disc disease
  • Fractures
  • Neurological conditions
  • Management of the elderly dog including arthritis
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Cruciate ligament injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Obesity