Chapter 5. Therapy

  1. Mary W. Bromiley FCSP, SRP Chartered Physiotherapist

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751206.ch5

Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation, Third Edition

Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bromiley, M. W. (ed) (2007) Therapy, in Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751206.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405150613

Online ISBN: 9780470751206

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Keywords:

  • horse injury treatment;
  • treatment;
  • massage;
  • ultrasound;
  • light emitting diodes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • First aid

  • Treatment

  • Massage

  • Hand massage

  • Mechanical massagers

  • Cold and heat

  • Cold and its uses

  • Methods of employing ice/water therapy

  • Heat

  • Cellular effects in response to varied stimulation

  • Magnetic field therapy, PMF (pulsed magnetic flow) and static magnet fields

  • Ultrasound

  • Light therapy

  • Laser therapy

  • Light emitting diodes

  • Electrical stimulation of muscle

  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (TENS)

  • Manipulation