Do I need a referral from my vet?
Yes, without a signed consent form from your vet then unfortunately treatment cannot be given. This is in line with the Veterinary Act. 1966 which Animal Practitioners work under.
There is plenty of scientific research providing valid evidence that McTimoney and LLLT relieve discomfort and pain, while increasing range of movement and suppleness, all of which improve the overall well-being of your animal.
Do the treatments work?
If your animal displays any of the signs listed under symptoms then that is normally a good indicator of discomfort and treatment is advised.
How do I know if my animal needs treatment?
It is not always possible to eliminate all areas of discomfort in one session, therefore a second treatment relatively soon after the initial consultation will be needed. Following this the treatments can then be given less frequently depending on the animal.
Animals do benefit from regular treatments as a preventative method rather than a cure.
Animals suffering from ongoing disorders such as hip dysplasia or osteoarthritis are constantly compensating. Therefore, regular treatments will help to prevent compensatory problems as well as ensuring they are kept in a comfortable condition.
Will my animal need regular treatments?
Most major insurance companies cover Holistic treatments for your animal. However, it is best to phone up your insurance company and check if you are unsure.
Will treatment be covered by my insurance?
Horses need time after treatment for their musculoskeletal system to settle and adapt. This will usually take 24 – 48 hours therefore rest/grazing is normally recommended followed by a few quiet days gradually building up the work. Each horse will be given individual aftercare advice