Services

Canine Assessment and Treatment.

Physiotherapy is beneficial to dogs in all walks of life, from working dogs, competitive dogs, to companions.
Through physio it is possible to treat a wide variety of conditions, injuries and to maintain animals to ensure that they are the most comfortable and as able as possible.

  • Arthritis,
  • Cruciate injuries,
  • Neurological conditions,  
  • Weight loss
  • General maintenance
  • Hip dysplasia
  • CRDM 
  • Degenerative conditions

These are a few of the many thing physiotherapy can benefit, working with your dog to develop a realistic and achievable treatment and exercise plan. 

Treatments and assessments cost £40 per dog.

Discounts are available when multiples are booked in.

Equine treatment and Assessment

 

Equines in  any level of work benefit from physiotherapy, and enjoy it!

Through physiotherapy it is possible to treat a multitude of conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Ligament/tendon injuries
  • Muscle strains,
  • Sacroiliac conditions
  • Kissing spines
  • Postural/Confrontational weaknesses 

Physiotherapy isn't just for injuries, it is beneficial for the maintenance of all horses!

The horse will have a detailed and thorough assessment, including gait analysis, Range of motion assessments and palpation. Using this assessment, we will be able to assess the areas of weakness,  muscle asymmetry, and areas of pain. 

 

Another important part of physiotherapy is weight loss management, where the owner will be given exercise techniques, general management advice and nutrition advice.

 

Assessment and treatment cost £50 per horse.

Discounts are available for multiple horses.

Exercise prescription demonstrations 

An important aspect of physiotherapy is to encourage to correct movement of the limbs, along with equal weight distribution, improved proprioception, weight loss and many more benefits.
Exercises are prescribed to achieve these goals, these exercises will undoubtedly vary from animal to animal.

To ensure the owner/handler is comfortable and confident in performing these exercises, we offer a tutorial session, solely focused on achieving the most from each exercise.

 Exercise prescription £25 for an hour session.

 

 

 

 

     

Maintenance Packages. 

Equine and Canine treatments packages for general maintenance and well being. 
4 sessions spread throughout the year to promote continued well being. This package allows us to monitor your animals health and performance throughout the year to discover any potential issues as soon as possible!
Equine maintenance package:  £190 
 
Canine maintenance package: £150 
 

Whilst SM Veterinary Physiotherapy specialises in Equine and Canine treatment, we are able to treat a much wider variety of animals at your request.