Physiotherapy is not only for people, but also offers viable treatment and rehabilitation for animals, helping them achieve the highest possible level of function, improved quality of life, and prevention of unwanted injuries.

The Benefits of Physiotherapy Include

  • Reducing pain and inflammation
  • Maintaining or improving range of motion
  • Improving muscle strength and activation
  • Improving balance and proprioception
  • Increasing cardiovascular fitness 
  • Injury prevention for elite athletes 
  • Optimising sport performance

Physiotherapy treatments include:

  • Joint and soft tissue mobilisation
  • Myofascial release and Trigger Point Therapy
  • Stretching and Range of Motion Exercises
  • Therapeutic Sports Taping
  • Laser, Ultrasound, Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation, hot and cold therapies 
  • Exercise prescription

Physiotherapists in animal rehabilitation often work alongside veterinary surgeons in the treatment of animals recovering from surgery, soft tissue injury, neurological injury or degenerative conditions. Katrinka works in veterinary specialist centres, agistment centres, and within clients’ homes, providing animal physiotherapy services for much-loved family pets through to performance horses and sporting dogs.

Katrinka is a registered human Physiotherapist with a Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy. Katrinka is currently undertaking a Master of Science in Veterinary Physiotherapy at The University of Liverpool. In Australia, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) regulate the practice of physiotherapists and require physiotherapists adhere to strict codes of Clinical Practice. Katrinka is covered by Professional and Public Liability Insurance.


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