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One of the special animals we treated this month!

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Welcome to Holistic Animal Physiotherapy!

Animal Physiotherapy is an emerging and rapidly growing profession in Australia. It works in much the same way as widely recognised Physiotherapy in human medicine. Physiotherapists undertake post graduate qualifications in order to specialise in Animal Physiotherapy (Brooke has completed her Masters in Animal Studies -Physiotherapy in 2005).   The same conditions are assessed and treated with a specialised knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics and rehabilitation.

Our Mission:

We are passionate about providing exceptional animal rehabilitation services to the veterinary industry and pet owners. 

We provide a common-sense holistic approach to your pet's complete rehabilitation and strive to understand your animal's key issues. To achieve this, we make major efforts to collaborate with the veterinary team, keep up to date with evidence based practice, have the highest trained staff in the industry, and constantly strive to improve our quality of service. We have a genuine interest and care for animals.

We respect and support the enduring bond between animals and those who care for them, and take the time to listen and understand the needs of each animal. We positively support and educate the owners, hence encourage self-management to maximise their recovery. By doing this we believe we will be able to shape the future of animal physiotherapy and rehabilitation and maximise the quality of life of our animals. 

Our Values:

Integrity and respect - we have the courage to do what is right, be accountable for our actions, and communicate honestly and courteously. This is the foundation of trust and authenticity. 

Empathy - the foundation of compassionate healthcare professionals

Quality - the foundation of evidence-based, whole patient treatment

Teamwork - the foundation of ultimate veterinary care

Performance - the foundation of healthy patients and striving to provide the best possible service in veterinary rehabilitation

Brooke as the Director, has been a human Physiotherapist since 1997, and specialised in Animal  Physiotherapy (completing her Masters of Animal Studies - Physiotherapy in 2005). She is amongst Australia’s leading Physiotherapists specialised in Animal Physiotherapy. Brooke is heavily involved in teaching other human Physiotherapists in post-graduate studies in Australia and via correspondence in UK, teaching Veterinary nurses and Veterinarians in rehabilitation, and has enjoyed playing a fundamental role for establishing this new field in Australia. She has always had a passion and affinity for animals.

We are available to assist you and your pet full time (Monday-Saturday) at North Coast Veterinary Specialists where we have been established for over 11 years and at Queensland Veterinary Specialists (Friday).

We now offer HOME VISITS and online consultations for those in need. Please contact Brooke for more information. 

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Past Chair Animal Physio. Group (APG) - Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)

Physiotherapist (Masters Animal Studies - Physiotherapy)

Director Holistic Animal Physiotherapy

Titled Member of APA

 Member Australian Society of Acupuncture Physiotherapists

Filming with Dr Harry (Better Homes and Gardens) August 2010

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