Brooke Marsh | Titled APA Animal Physiotherapist
Immediate past Chair Animal Physiotherapy Group (APG)
APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association)
Australian Rep for IAVRPT (International Association for Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy)
Member IAPTAP (International Association of Physical Therapists in Animal Practice)
Brooke is a qualified Human and Animal Physiotherapist and Pilates instructor and is amongst Australia’s leading animal physiotherapists.
She works at a busy small animal clinic at North Coast Veterinary Specialists (NCVS) on the Sunshine Coast. In this setting she rehabilitates a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions and enjoys providing holistic management to each of her clients. Her rehabilitation includes a comprehensive treatment with her advanced Physiotherapy skills, acupuncture, underwater treadmill training, advice and provision of a specific home program to meet the needs of each animal.
As the Immediate past Chair of the Animal Physiotherapy Group of the APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) she is highly motivated member of her field. Brooke has been involved in development and teaching on APA courses for Physiotherapists, lectured at Veterinary and APA conferences throughout Australia, and teaches students from University of Liverpool in their Post Grad Diploma of Veterinary Physiotherapy. She has written a chapter on Acupuncture in the latest edition of Animal Physiotherapy: Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals (Blackwell Publishing), soon to be published.
(Here is an article about Brooke in the 2011 APA In Motion magazine)
Brooke always strives to provide the best quality of care for all animals, with a great deal of respect for their behaviour and condition, and aims to maximise their quality of life. She prefers to work closely with the owners of the animals to provide daily care and ongoing management, with plenty of advice and support.
In QLD, Animal Physiotherapists work closely with the Veterinary profession (requiring referral), which fosters a uniquely holistic team approach to your animal’s rehabilitation. Each year Brooke presents to Veterinarians, Veterinary Nurses and Physiotherapists at conferences and courses throughout Australia.
While she has enjoyed many years in human private practice, she is now proud to transfer her skills to treating her 4 legged friends full time.
Holistic Animal Physiotherapy – formerly HAPS (Human & Animal Physio. Services)
Anna Clarke - Veterinary Nurse/Physiotherapy Assistant
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