Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2222416
  • Book
  • 232 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Mary Bromiley s book remains essential reading for both professionals and the general riding community. This new edition builds on the huge success of the previous editions, first published in 1987. Fully updated to reflect recent technological advances in diagnostic ability, as well as the proven physiological effects of light, magnetic fields and electrical currents on body tissues. This information allows readers to both understand and make an informed choice of appropriate therapy following a diagnosed injury.

Includes a discussion of basic equine anatomy;
Considers the evolutionary differences between man and horse;
Common equine and rider injuries are covered;
Explains in simple terms the horse s recovery processes;
Describes the need, and the appropriate methods used, to re–educate movement.

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Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

The musculoskeletal system explained.

Injury – Effects, repair and causes.

Problem assessment.

Common sites of injury in the horse conditions.

Therapy.

Rehabilitation.

The back – Horse and human.

Common rider injuries.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

Index

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This is still the original work on equine physical therapy and rehabilitation .The many therapies are well described.Doody′s Book Reviews
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