Abigayle Williams Veterinary Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy for animals… improving mobility, wellbeing and performance.
Physiotherapy for animals – Abigayle Williams is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist based in Shropshire. Delivering Animal physiotherapy services for Shropshire, Cheshire, Powys and West Midlands, specialising in Canine Physiotherapy, Equine Physiotherapy and Feline Physiotherapy.
Abigayle is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist based in Shropshire. She uses physiotherapy techniques (massage, mobilisations, manipulation, electrotherapy, acupressure and stress point therapy) also providing specific exercise, stretching and rehabilitation plans for the individual to overcome musculoskeletal issues affecting animals following surgery, injury or age-related issues. Abigayle works hard to provide the best service to clients, regularly attending professional training courses keeping qualifications and skills up-to-date to ensure you know your animals are in safe hands. Abigayle specialises in the treatment of dogs and cats, but also treats other large and small animals and birds.
Abigayle covers Shropshire and Telford, Powys, Staffordshire and surrounding counties. Abigayle works closely with vets, farriers, dentists and saddle fitters. Veterinary consent will be obtained by contacting your vet prior to treatment.
Abigayle is a trained saddle fitting consultant, BHS qualified riding instructor and trained at BSc level in equine and canine behaviour.
"How do I know my animal needs help?"
Most common signs of pain or discomfort in animals:
- Changes in behaviour
- General lethargy
- Loss of muscle
- Loss of condition
- Struggling to get up, lie down, walk or move
- Unwilling to climb stairs or jump in/out of car
- Unable or not wanting to play
- Grumpy, lazy or disobedient
"What conditions can physiotherapy help"?
Common injuries and conditions that benefit from physiotherapy:
- Cold back
- Kissing spines
- Locking stifles
- Muscle pain
- Old age
- Hip dysplasia
- Cruciate ligament surgery/injury
- Tendon and ligament injuries
- Patella luxation
- Slips, falls and impact injuries
- Poor saddle fit
"Can physiotherapy really make a difference to my animals?"
Contact Abigayle today to discuss any problems or conditions affecting your animals which you feel may need physiotherapy treatment.
If your animals are insured, it may be possible to reclaim the cost of physiotherapy treatments on your insurance policy.
Abigayle will undertake a full veterinary physiotherapy assessment and gait analysis to ensure each treatment program is designed specifically for each individual animal's requirements. Programmes may include physiotherapy and sports therapy exercises aimed to get your animals back into action and provide long-term resolution to problems.