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A rewarding career as an Animal Physiotherapist starts with a degree in Physiotherapy, followed by a Post-Graduate Diploma or Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy.

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About Us

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) is a Clinical Interest Group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and represents the interests of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy. Animals, like people, respond to physiotherapy. The purpose of physiotherapy is to restore and maintain mobility, function, independence and performance. ACPAT members are fully qualified Chartered Physiotherapists (MCSP's) who have also trained in physiotherapy and rehabilitation for animals.

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ACPAT Annual Seminar 2015

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd February 2015

Dunchurch Park Hotel & Conference Centre, Rugby Road, Dunchurch, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6QW

Please click on the link for details on the programme, biographies of speakers and application forms

Trimbio will again be offering electrotherapy servicing during the weekend, for details click here

Early Bird discount applies until 31 Oct 2014

Open to members and non-members

CSP Award - Berna Lindfeild

ACPAT would like to congratulate Berna Lindfield on being awarded the CSP’s Distinguished Service award and to acknowledge her immense contribution to the education of Chartered Physiotherapists specialising in Animal Therapy. Her determination and very high standards of professionalism and integrity have shaped ACPAT physiotherapists in to what they are today.

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ACPAT Physio on BBC R2

ACPAT Physiotherapist Sue Palmer brought Veterinary Physiotherapy to the masses by being Chris Evans' mystery guest on radio 2.

If you want to listen here's the link  http://www.holistichorsehelp.com/Sueonradio2.mp3 listen from approx 2hrs 15mins in...

BEF Futurity Equine Bridge Programme

Congratulations to Tim Bradford for his physiotherapy involvement with this years BEF Futurity Equine Bridge Programme. The BEF have been impressed with the input given by Tim as a physio so have added a part of the selection day to include a physio assessment.

BEVA Health Checklist

NEW SIMPLE HEALTH CHECKLIST HELPS YOU ENSURE RESPONSIBLE HORSE CARE

Ensuring you are caring for your horse responsibly has never been so easy with the launch of a simple, concise horse care checklist at this year’s National Equine Forum in London on 5 March.

Available free from the British Equine Veterinary Association website (www.beva.org.uk), the ‘Checklist for Equine Health’ was developed by equine veterinary specialists, welfare charities and Defra. Its purpose is to cut through the reams of advice currently available and set out clearly the practical essentials of good horse care including nutrition, safety, vaccination, parasite control, disease prevention and transport.

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Canine Veterinary Physiotherapy - Maternity cover vacancy

Canine Veterinary Physiotherapy – Maternity cover vacancy

Meadow Farm Canine Hydrotherapy & Rehabilitation Centre is a well established, busy and leading canine therapy centre based in Norfolk.  We offer a wide range of canine therapy services including hydrotherapy, physiotherapy and veterinary acupuncture pain management clinics.  We have close links with first opinion veterinary practices and specialist veterinary referral centres throughout East Anglia.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Cat A small animal veterinary physiotherapist to cover a period of maternity leave from November 2015 to May 2016 (dates negotiable). The successful candidate will take on the existing physiotherapy caseload and assist with our expanding rehabilitation service. The position is offered on a self-employed, part-time basis and will involve small animal physiotherapy for 2 days a week (approximately 15-18 hours). Hours and days are negotiable but will preferably include some late afternoon/early evening cover once a week.A competitive salary is available dependant on experience.

Closing date for applications is 25th May 2015

 

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ROCKTAPE UK

ROCKTAPE UK are looking for an ACPAT member to deliver an equine taping course in the UK.
We are looking for a suitably qualified therapist with presentation experience to both manage and deliver the course content.
If this is of interest please email your CV and a covering note to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

ACPAT is a Clinical Interest Group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and represents the interests of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy.

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