Massage Therapy is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body to bring forward a desired result. Massage Therapy can be traced back to ancient civilizations such as China, India, Japan, Korea, Egypt, Rome and Greece. The Benefits of massage for any Horse can range from pain relief, greater range of motion, injury prevention, assisting in rehabilitation after an injury and general wellbeing.
Red Light Therapy
Red light Therapy uses infrared light. Red Light Therapy is the application of particular wavelengths of the red light, ideally 660nm (nanometer) and up to 830nm, to bring about a desired healing effect. Red Light Therapy has been used for thousands of years to treat pain, inflammation and assist in healing. These days we use a Photonic Torch or a Red Light Pad to emit the Red Light used within treatment. These two tools stimulates and promotes the regeneration of skin and blood tissue. When we combine Red Light Therapy with Massage Therapy we can enhance the desired result of either on their own.
Injury is such a common occurrence with horses, regardless of the horses status (paddock buddy to supreme athlete) injuries are all too common. With injury, comes Rehabilitation. with the aid of Massage in conjunction with Red Light Therapy I can assist in the Rehabilitation of your horse. Massage increases blood flow and eases tension in muscles. As such including Massage and Red Light Therapy into your rehab program could increase the healing process and support the horse once they are ready to come into work
doTERRA Essential Oils
I love to work with Essential Oils to support horse/s (and their family) on so many levels. I only use doTERRA essential oils as they are pure responsibly sourced oils. Essential oils as many benefits to our horses, from “emotion” support, physical support and internal support.