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Examples of successful horse treatments

Horse A

I was asked to look at horse A because the owner was concerned that he had become resistant to schooling on the right rein.

After completing a full assessment, he was found to have a significant area of muscle spasm through the left lumbar area. On reviewing the owners synthetic saddle, it was found to have worn unevenly and a review with the saddler was recommended.

Treatment consisted of loaning the owner a TENS machine to use through the affected area daily for the next 2 weeks. The owner was also shown stretches to be done daily and was advised on schooling methods.

After 2 weeks the horse was reviewed, and was found to be much improved with no muscle spasm now present. The owner was now finding schooling much easier on the right rein.

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Horse B

I was asked to see horse B following an injury to the check ligament . The horse had already been seen by the vet and a course of Ultrasound had been recommended in conjunction with medication, corrective farriery and walking in hand exercise.

Ultrasound is a form of electrotherapy used by physiotherapists to promote healing. It is pro-inflammatory and encourages optimal tendon healing.

With regular ultrasound treatment in conjunction with veterinary treatment this horse made a full recovery as confirmed on ultrasound scanning of the ligament.

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