Equine Therapy Modalities

Manual Therapy

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 Manual Therapy is know as Hand Therapy as massage, manipulations , passive mobilization, trigger point release and also acupressure techniques. In manual therapy, practitioners use their hands to put pressure on muscle tissue and manipulate joints in an attempt to decrease back pain caused by muscle spasm, muscle tension, and joint dysfunction 

Cyro Thermal Therapy

Thermal Therapy / Cold Therapy: is the use of Heat or Cold for for pre event warming, stiff muscles

  

Thermal Therapy / Cold Therapy: is the use of Heat or Cold for for pre event warming, stiff muscles , arthritis and increasing blood blow , and Cold Therapy is used for edema, swelling and Protlactic stresses from competition or hard work  . Contrast Therapy is for semi acute  problems  where cold and heat are used together  at a ratio of 1 minute cold to 3 minutes hot in 3 both Cold and warm ending with cold for rehabilitation purposes.

NMES / TENS

 Electrical Muscle stimulation is the elicitation of muscle contraction using electric impulses. The impulses are generated by a device and are delivered through electrodes on the skin near to the muscles or acupuncture points. It can be utilized  for strength training, muscle atrophy,weakness, pain and blood blood flow 

Shock Wave

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 Extra corporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a modern and highly effective treatment method: high-energy sound waves are introduced into the body . With this innovative therapy approach, positive pathological alterations of tendons, ligaments, capsules, muscles myofascial pain trigger points , and as well for Acupuncture Point Therapy  

Iontophoresis

  

Iontophoresis :Is a noninvasive of ion transfer natural as well as medications of substances into the body for therapeutic purposes by using low galvanized current. Each substance is separated into its ionic components by the action of the current and deposited subcutaneously according to the imposed polarity on the electrode. That current allows improving penetration rate of the creams up to l 75% instead of usual 8-10%. It so allows creams to penetrate through epidermis and dermis and so obtain a better efficiency for healing.

Equine Thermography

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Equine Infrared Thermography Technology provides a sophisticated method of revealing body surface temperature differences of hot and cold spots on the horse It can  detect temperature changes both positive and negative and can play an important role in your horses health . By revealing the location of physiological changes, or heat differences, information is provided about where to investigate further to reveal the specifics of the problem.

Seminars Clinics

Pre - Post Event for Sport Horses

This 2 day Clinic is formulated for  Techniques   for  improve your horses performance before showing and  as well as  after showing to improve your horses performance the next day.  Techniques for Thermo and cyro therapy, improving scope and back flexability . see brochure 

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Muscle Therapy I II

Introduction  and techniques for manual therapy, massage ,  mobilization, basic anatomy,  Sport therapy modality , Flexability tests ,  safety and handling horses for  therapy.  see pdf and video

equine Acupressure I II

Simplified Art of performance Riding Workshop

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Pre and Post Event Therapy Tips

Gate Analysis

  

Equine / Rider Gait analysis is the systematic study of locomotion, using the eye and the brain of observers, augmented by  instrumentation  measuring body movements,  body mechanics, and the activity of the muscles.  Gait analysis is used to assess horse as well rider to improve their health and performance in Sports. . It is also commonly used in Sports bio mechanics to help there  performance  more efficiently and to identify posture-related or movement-related problems  to improve performance and prevent injuries .