Hurdles Veterinary Physiotherapy
What Hurdles Can Offer You
“Veterinary Physiotherapy may be defined as the use of physical techniques for the treatment of injuries and imbalances within the musculoskeletal system and correction of movement dysfunction. Working in collaboration with your vet it is a recognised method of treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of many equine and small animal injuries.”
Hurdles’ main aims are to reduce pain, improve movement and restore normal muscle control and function, to your animals.
Veterinary Physiotherapy Services
Hurdles can assist in the treatment or long-term management of many musculoskeletal or neurological injuries and conditions, alongside veterinary care.
We can also assist in performance development of the animal athlete, to ensure they are achieving their optimal abilities, by helping to maximise the competitive or working animals whilst trying to minimise the risk of injury.
⇒ Post-Operative Rehabilitation
With the aim to optimise post-operative repair, by reducing pain and inflammation, improving movement, and restoring normal muscle control and function.
⇒ Muscle Management
Helping to reduce muscle loss, soreness and tightness to consequently improve range of motion and muscle tone.
⇒ Improved Balance And Coordination
⇒ Improved Quality of Life
With treatments encouraging a return to health and mobility, whilst reducing the need for medication or surgery.
⇒ Enhanced Well-being
Each treatment encourages development, facilitates recovery and ensures patient participation.
⇒ Improved Mobility and Functional Movement
What Our Clients Have To Say
“A great improvement”
“Would Highly Recommend”
Hurdles Veterinary Physiotherapy is based in North Yorkshire and is ran by Kirsten Guest
Kirsten Guest BSc (Hons), Pg Dip Vet.Phys, MNAVP
Kirsten has been around animals all her life and in her spare time enjoys been with her horse, Barney and dog, Wilbur. Kirsten has worked in a variety of roles in the animal sector that give her an insight into your animals needs, including being a Yard Assistance, a Receptionist at Battle Flatts Veterinary Clinic and a Sales Assistant at Robinsons Equestrian Store.
Fully Insured and Qualified
Kirsten is fully insured and qualified to post graduate level in veterinary physiotherapist (PgDip), and is currently studying towards a Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy, at Harper Adams University. Kirsten is also a member of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP).
Mobile ServicePhysiotherapy treatments are entirely mobile. They can either take place in the animals stable or home, avoiding unnecessary stresses, at your vets, if your pet requires hospital treatments, or alternatively, appointments can be at our clinic.
Individually Tailored Service
Each session is tailored to the individual, as the key treatment areas are clinically reasoned. With treatment plans varying between each animal, depending upon their medical issues, personalities, your available time and goals.