Promoting the scientific approach to animal therapy

Smart Paws Physiotherapy

Alan Gardner PgD A. Phys

MOBILE: +44 (0) 7787 686 806

Occupation:  Veterinary Physiotherapist

Area covered: Staffordshire and surrounds

Qualifications:  PgD Animal Physiotherapy

University/college attended:  Open University, TCAP

Research interests:  Improving physical performance in agility dogs, iliopsoas, hamstring and shoulder strains in performance dogs, electrotherapy for the treatment of canine DJD

Current research:  Ultrasound and manual therapy in the treatment of canine hamstring tendinopathy, long-wave ultrasound for the treatment of acute and chronic canine soft tissue injuries, PEMF as an alternative to electrical stimulation.