rehabilitation

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Equine Sports Massage Therapy Certified

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Alex Zapata using aqua therapy with a client’s horse

Aqua therapy A targeted, contemporary approach to rehabilitation.

Spring Lane Ranch is proud to offer equine Aqua Therapy treatment using a custom-built underwater treadmill. This treadmill provides innovative rehabilitation for your equine athlete. The natural buoyancy provided by the water supports 60% – 70% of the horse’s body weight. This support results in incredible 50% – 60% reduction in impact, and provides trainers and handlers with the ability to rehabilitate the complex, and highly stressed, joints and supporting systems of equine limbs.

The underwater treadmill also provides significant resistance so your horse can develop and maintain cardiovascular fitness. This unique system combines the recovery process with the conditioning program so horses can return to work more prepared than ever before. Since the treadmill requires the horse to use the same muscle groups as standard dry-land work, the tissues are prepared to withstand the stresses of performance. Transitioning back to your dry-land program will be less of a shock. The strengthening of the back, hindquarters, and shoulders achieved with the therapy enables your horse to return to work more comfortably.

Many professional equestrians note an added benefit of underwater treadmill therapy is the facilitation of mental maturity in the subjects. Since your horse learns to trust the handler in a foreign environment, that lesson goes with the horse, back into his regular routine. Studies show this therapy reduces the stress of training and competition for performance horses.

Magna Wave PEMF Therapy increases blood oxygen, activates the lymphatic system, and stimulates acupuncture points.

Magna Wave PEMF uses pulsed electromagnetic fields to cover low energy cells in raw, pure energy. Each cell in the body is actually just like a battery, which are called capacitors, that hold a charge. The entire body is energy and the cells each need a measurable electromagnetic charge to function optimally. Magna Wave supports the body’s natural abilities to optimize balanced body functions.

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Benefits of Magna Wave

  • Atomic Excitement
  • Viscosity Shift
  • Bone Mending
  • Reduce Pain
  • Less Pain Perception
  • Extra Energy
  • Turbo Charged Improvement
  • Electroporation: Dissolving toxins & better delivery of medicine
  • Oxygen Uptake
  • Relaxing
  • Molecules Alighn
  • Red Blood Cells Seperate

Thera-Plate Services A targeted, contemporary approach to rehabilitation.

With the 4 Zone Vortex Wave design, Thera-Plate has become the leader in vibration therapy and is fully endorsed by the USEF. Your horse can benefit from this service.

Theraplate.com for additional information on the benefits this rehabilitation tool offers.

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Before Theraplate

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After Theraplate

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Before Theraplate

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During Theraplate Treatment

  • Increased circulation to speed healing
  • Reduced swelling and inflammation
  • Increased bone density (more than 30%)
  • Pain relief
  • Increased muscle mass
  • Maintain muscle mass of stalled horses
  • Improve joint function
  • Reduce injuries
  • Increase bone strength
  • Prevent injuries
  • Improve balance
  • Increase digital cushion circulation
  • Increase hoof growth
  • Stress reduction

other services:

Massage Therapy (mechanical or hands on) | Chiropractic | Acupuncture

other services
Equine Sports Massage Therapy
Equine Chiropractic
Equine Acupuncture

All Breeds Welcome

All Breeds Welcome

Location–Spring Lane Ranch is the only Aqua Therapy provider in the area. Centrally located in Florida, with easy access from all major highways.

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