Shiatsu is a non-invasive therapy that works to stimulate the body's natural healing ability. Shiatsu is based on the same principles as acupuncture and acupressure and can be used to help both acute and chronic equine conditions. Shiatsu is an very effective form of bodywork for maintaining optimum equine performance.
Some of the conditions which can benefit from Shiatsu are:
- Arthritic conditions
- Respiratory problems including COPD
- Back pain, joint pain and mobility issues
- Muscular tension
- Hormonal and digestive problems
- Skin conditions
PLEASE NOTE - Shiatsu is a complementary therapy and should not replace veterinary treatment. In accordance with the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 veterinary permission is always requested prior to the initial session.
"Ann-Marie has proved invaluable in helping my horse carry out rehabilitation exercises recommended by the Equine Clinic. I could not have done it without her. She is my horse's saviour!!" Linda, Swansea
For more information please visit The Equine Shiatsu Association