Anne Skivington

Northampton Vet Physio

Northampton Vet Physio Photo

Veterinary Physiotherapy has an important role in maintaining the health and well-being of your companion or working animal. Working alongside veterinary surgeons to improve mobility, enhance performance, help reduce pain and inflammation, and prevent injury or recurrence of injury. Physiotherapy is a useful addition to your animals training limiting the effects of injury or disease and enhancing performance.

Here are a few of the conditions veterinary physiotherapy can help:

  • Change in performance
  • Change in behaviour
  • Difficulty getting up, shortened or different stride
  • Unwilling to jump or change in attitude to jumping
  • Resentful of being tacked up or putting harness on
  • Post surgery conditions including wound healing, fracture repair and orthopaedic surgeries
  • Neurological conditions

Anne Skivington BSc, AdvCertVPhys, MIRVAP has 26 years experience working in the horse industry.

After gaining a BSc Equine Studies and teaching for 12 years at a local equestrian college, Anne went on to train at Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine, accredited by Middlesex University to achieve theAdvanced Certificate in Veterinary Physiotherapy (Level 7).

Anne is a full member of the Institute for Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists (IRVAP) and is fully insured. She also works for the British Horse Society as their policy research.