There are many conditions the horse can acquire during its lifetime including (but not limited to)

  • Bone Spavin (hock osteoarthritis)
  • Impinging Dorsal Spinous Processes (IDSP) – (Kissing Spines)
  • Tendon strains/sprains (Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon (SDFT)/Deep Digital Flexor Tendon (DDFT))
  • Suspensory Desmitis
  • Laminitis
  • Cushings
  • Equine Metabolic Syndrome
  • Pituitary Pars Intermediary Dysfunction (PPID)
  • Patella luxation (also known as slipped stifle)
  • Navicular
  • Coffin Joint Arthritis
  • Bone Splints

 

Each of these conditions can be treated successfully with Physiotherapy if diagnosed and referred by a Vet within an optimum timeframe. Physiotherapy & rehabilitation is initiated soon after diagnosis/surgery leading to effective recovery and efficient return to work.