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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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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 Seminar 2017

 

 

 

 

 

ACPAT are pleased to announce the dates for our 2017 Seminar

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th  February 2016

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

Seminar Programme

Further to the Seminar weekend Jean-Marie Denoix will be taking a one day course on Monday 20th February at Plumpark Farm.

** For those wishing to attend the Jean-Marie Denoix course on the Monday it is strongly recommended delegates attend the equine day at the seminar to gain the most out of this course **

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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Job Opportunity in New Zealand

Due to our ever-increasing demand and reputation, Total Physiotherapy are pleased to say they are expanding the clinic with the addition of another veterinary physiotherapy position. Check us out on www.totalphysiotherapy.co.nz

 

ACPAT Cat A and NZ Physio registration essential, help may be offered with visa application.

 

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Expressions of interest can be directed  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Opportunity with Taverham Vets, Costessey

Vacancy: AquaVets at Taverham Vets is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic chartered physiotherapist to join its expanding team. 

Location:  Taverham Vets, Longwater Lane, Costessey, NR8 5AH

Terms: Employed or Self employed

Hours: Full time, negotiable hours (part time would be considered)

Job description:

Taverham Vets is looking for an experienced or recently qualified ACPAT Cat A physiotherapist to work on a self-employed or employed basis. The role involves out-patient services for small animals with medical and surgical conditions. The majority of your case load would be with orthopaedic and neurological patients. You would be working with two other ACPAT Cat A physiotherapists in a well-established practice and the candidate would have full access to veterinary support. The practice has recently opened its brand new, state-of-the-art hydrotherapy treadmill, which is staffed by two trained hydrotherapists.

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, an ability to be self-motivated and a keen interest in ongoing professional development.  An empathic approach to animal care is needed in this busy rehabilitation environment.  

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to develop and grow their client base and become part of a successful, developing business. Please email your CV and cover letter to Charlotte Sparkes at  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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