Great weekend expanding my knowledge and learning new skills about Equine Exercise Prescription. Many thanks to Jo Paul for sharing her expertise in this subject.Day 2 of our ACPAT Scotland CPD weekend.
Today we focussed mostly on groundwork and different pole exercises that we would prescribe based on our assessment of the horse 🐎
Thanks to all the horses at West Sunnyside Equestrian for being wonderful models!
It has been fab to catch up with fellow ACPAT members!
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This is a great exercise that many of my patients will be familiar with along with lots of other JEMS exercises!Mid back mobility is essential for efficient walking, running, neck and low back health as well as smooth shoulder movement, yet it is an area which frequent... ... See moreSee less
Getting the right treatment and advice at the right time can help improve recovery. Physiotherapists are trained to grade treatment according to the stages following surgery or injury.The power of physiotherapy...
You can start physiotherapy sooner than you may think! You don’t need to wait for six weeks crate rest to be over. Our Head of Physiotherapy + Rehabilitation, Kim, recommends patients should start physiotherapy one week post-surgery, or diagnosis. This is particularly important for patients who have undergone orthopaedic surgery, or who have recently been diagnosed with a neurological condition. The sooner a patient can undergo physical therapy the better - not only will it help strengthen the patient’s muscles, it also does wonders for their wellbeing whilst they are recuperating.
Strongly recommend this course. Learnt some really useful new skills. Looking forward to making my first splints for canine patients.ORTHOSES AND SPLINTING WORKSHOP 🐾🐶🐾 Another fantastic group of veterinary physiotherapy colleagues eager to learn and apply new skills to their rehab tool box 🐾 #daviesvetphysio #daviesveterinaryspecialists #daviestherapyandfitness #vetphysio #animalphysio #caninephysio #acpat #ramp #orthoses #splinting #workshop #vet #vets #dog #dogs #loveteaching #spaniel #germanshorthairedpointer #lurcher ... See moreSee less
You will rarely hear me endorsing gadgets, as I tend to be pretty traditional in my approach and methods. The chiro/vet recommended the Equiband system for Ted to help him develop his core strength. We have been using it for a week, and the difference is quite significant. He is lifting his back more and swinging his hind legs more readily under his body. He’s already found a new gear in the trot with it on. ... See moreSee less