Understanding Swimmers Syndrome

Understanding Swimmers Syndrome

Thank you to Angela Griffiths and Greyfriars for their valuable input on swimmers syndrome and these included images. Swimmers syndrome is a poorly understood, poorly characterized disease that affects puppies and kittens. It is usually noticed 15 to 21 days after...
Turning your Clients into Evangelists

Turning your Clients into Evangelists

Word of mouth is probably the most effective way of growing your practice, yet many of us take this free advertising for granted. We think it is out of our control. We’re content to let word of mouth “just happen”. “I cannot force people to talk about my practice,” we...
Putting a Number on Pain

Putting a Number on Pain

For me, the last month has really centered around the exploration of pain in our equine patients. In this incredible companion and athlete we are continually challenged not only to recognize pain – especially when the signs are subtle  – but to quantify and record the...
Stress and Pain – Is there a Link?

Stress and Pain – Is there a Link?

After my conversation with Ansi van der Walt on our Equine Facebook community last week about the effect of stress and chronic pain on the welfare of horses, I did a bit of further digging into the relationship between stress and pain in our equine patients. Ansi and...
Equine Myofascial Pain

Equine Myofascial Pain

Written by our guest: Maria Calatayud Bonilla CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPIST- EQUINE PHYSIOTHERAPIST Spain; ICOFCV Col. 4048 Coordinator of Special Interest Group in Animal Physiotherapy of Spain (CGCFE) Click here to follow Maria on Facebook We tend to think that...