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Techniques and Treatments

Following a full static and dynamic assessment, I will come up with the necessary massage program for your horse, which works by manipulating soft tissues for therapeutic purposes.

The biomechanical, different movements involved in massage serves different purposes, whether needed for soothing, stimulation or both.

I perform this holistic massage treatment rhythmically, smoothly and evenly.

My Treatments:

HOLISTIC TREATMENTS TO SUIT TO ALL EQUINES

  • Individual holistic treatment
  • Rehabilitation massage
  • Myofascial release therapy
  • Low level laser therapy and phototherapy
  • Ultrasound therapy
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Benefits of Massage Therapy
  • Improves comfort and some pain relief
  • Reduces muscle discomfort and tension
  • Improved posture and circulation
  • Supports immune system
  • Reduces chance of injury
  • Promotes relaxation, both mentally and physically
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Relief for your horse

Myofascial Release Therapy

I use myofascial release therapy, which is used to soothe and treat myofascial pain and discomfort. This is a constant massage used to release tightness as well as pain throughout your horse's tissue. If you have any questions about this therapy, please do not hesitate to give me a call.

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Low Level Laser Phototherapy/Ultrasound Therapy

Laser and ultrasound therapy works by using LEDs to improve tissue repair, ease inflammation and reduce pain. This technology has been used for years and is a proven method of easing the discomfort of your horses

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See Debbie in action below

 

Qualifications and Accreditations
Experienced Horse Therapist
Member of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork

Does your horse look to be in discomfort or are you concerned for its wellbeing? Do you find you lose performance at a competion? Are you struggling to get the correct bend and flexion? This could all be due to sore or over used muscles, through work or age related courses. I am fully qualified in administering massage therapy to ease and soothe these aching muscles in all areas of your horse.

I specialise in holistic massage therapies including sports and rehabilitation massage. I use both hands on treatments as well as low-level laser and phototherapy. For concerns both minor and major, give me a call today to book an appointment.

 

Case Studies

Nicola's Story

Having known Nicola for many years, to see her achieve what she has with her Dales ponies makes my job a good one. I have been treating her mare Izzy and Ray.

Rays treatment
Palpation: No stress points found, C1 ,C2 tight on left and right side and subclavian junction tight on left, lumbar ok right intercostals tight reactive, glutes, hams ok.
Treatment: Working the whole neck area to warm up the muscles then working on poll the right tighter than the left, C1, C3 yawning on release, L & R splenius into SVC released the right being harder to release. SVT Left ok right tight then working the longissimus Dorsi ok no issues, Lumbar good working into Gluteals all release and DVL checked right reactive to hip flex. Pec, obliques tested and Lateral and spiral lines tested and worked on. Stretches on all 4 legs happy with postural stance so all lines tested. Follow up treatment in 3 months as work load increases.

After treatment, Ray and Nicola headed to the Search For A Star Final and the results were amazing, they won the Ridden Championship, Supreme Ridden Championship and Reserve Supreme Championship which qualified them for the Horse of the Year Show.

Nicola's Story
Nicola's Story
Nicola's Story
Nicola's Story
Nicola's Story
Nicola's Story

National Racing Museum

Thanks to Sue Molloy at the National Racing Museum in Newmarket. I worked on the ex race horses that come to the centre for re-schooling, holidays, rest. Giving them a dynamic assessment to get a picture of their range of movement and any particular problems with access to their full history of previous work and any previous injuries. Palpating to pick up any problem areas, then working through the whole body doing massage and myofascial release. When this happens you get a sigh from the horse and a yawn. All this improves Lymphatic drainage and circulation, improving the posture which reduces the risk of injury.

National Racing Museum
National Racing Museum
National Racing Museum

If your horse looks to be in discomfort or you are concerned for its wellbeing call Debbie on 07762 415122 or email debbiebowd2020@outlook.com

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