We are pleased to offer a new physiotherapy service to patients as part of the multi-disciplinary team at the Diagnostic Centre. This service is offered by Katharine (Kate) Stephens, who is a Chartered Physiotherapist, specialising in Equine Physiotherapy.
Kate has extensive experience as both a human and equine Physiotherapist and now works as a consultant to the Rossdales veterinary team on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. She is able to see horses both onsite and locally within a fifteen-mile radius of Newmarket.
Physiotherapy can assist horses in a variety of ways including:
- Detailed assessment as part of a poor performance/lameness work ups
- Performance enhancement
- In the treatment and prevention of injury
- Provision of individualised rehabilitation programmes following illness, injury or surgery.
Insurance companies will normally cover the cost of physiotherapy when under veterinary advice and supervision – but please check your policy beforehand.
To discuss or make an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Carly Briggs/Sally Green at the Diagnostic Centre on 01638 577754.
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