ABOUT 

Northway Veterinary Physiotherapy is qualified and insured to treat a variety of animals. Every animal can have veterinary physiotherapy, both large and small, and it can benefit an array of different conditions. Hollie Thornton focuses on the treatment of horses, dogs and cats whilst incorporating various other small and farm animals. 

 

Hollie Thornton provides a service based within a veterinary practice and will work alongside Veterinarians in accordance with the Veterinary Surgeons Act (2015) specifying all animals must have been prescribed the treatment of physiotherapy by a qualified veterinarian before being treated by a physiotherapist. Per the Veterinary Surgeons Act (1966) and the Veterinary Surgeons Exemption Order (2015), veterinary physiotherapy requires veterinary consent, however, for maintenance purposes, veterinary consent is not required. 

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WHY CHOOSE AN NAVP ACCREDITED PHYSIOTHERAPIST?

The National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists was formed in 1985 to promote the professional practice of veterinary physiotherapy. NAVP aims to ensure that the highest standards of veterinary physiotherapy care will be delivered to animals by linking knowledge with clinical practice and continued research. 
By choosing a NAVP member you are assured that they:
❗️Qualified via a recognised accredited training programme 

❗️Have professional & public liability insurance.

❗️Work in accordance with current legislation alongside your veterinary surgeon.

❗️Required to work within a professional code of conduct. 

❗️Continually maintain & enhance skills post-qualification by completing programmes of continued professional development (CPD).

COMMON CONDITIONS THAT BENEFIT FROM VETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY?

The most common conditions that benefit from veterinary physiotherapy are listed below:

 

  • Degenerative orthopaedic conditions 

  • Neurological conditions

  • Soft tissue injuries 

  • Pre and post-surgery 

  • Stiffness or weakness in senior patients