Our Physiotherapy Clinic is run by Silvia Boscolo RVN, Dip. Anim. Physio, MIAAT, RCH. Silvia specialises in therapy for pre and post orthopaedic surgeries, treatment for neurological conditions, hip dysplasia, mobility issues, including older pets with osteoarthritis, joint stiffness or muscular discomfort. Sessions offered aim to reduce pain, restore or maintain function and help maximise quality of life for all pets.
Therapy is always planned and delivered on a case-by-case basis. As well as your dog’s condition, we also consider their medical history, breed and lifestyle.
Techniques offered include:
Silvia trained as a veterinary nurse in Italy, but moved to the UK in 2014. She started her veterinary career in London as neurology nurse at a vets which included referrals for MRI and CT scan. It was there, working closely with the orthopaedic, neurology surgeons and acupuncturist who were offering offering post-operative physiotherapy and osteoarthritis management, that she discovered her passion for physiotherapy.
Over the next few years, having decided to dedicate her all her time and energy on physiotherapy, she studied for and gained her Diploma in Animal Physiotherapy, the Level 3 Certificate in Hydrotherapy. At work, she continued working with clients suffering from osteoarthritis and helping to rehabilitate animals suffering from neurological conditions. Having qualified, Silvia now has her own consultancy in London called Peace Love and Animal Physio, she is member of IAAT (International Association Animal Therapist) and is applying for registration on RAMP (Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners). Silvia will be working with us to offer our clients a wide range of services including post-surgical rehabilitation.
Silva Boscolo is a member of the International Association of Animal Therapists.