Hippotherapy – Neurophysiological therapy on the horse
Written by Ingrid Strauss Posted in therapeutic riding, 1995
Identification N°: 57-Eng
N° of pages: 103
Hippotherapy is neurophysiologically based physiotherapeutic treatment with and on the horse. It is prescribed by the physician and carried out on a suitable horse by physiotherapists with specialized additional training… Hippotherapy is indicated for neurological movement disorders of varying etiology. It is principally indicated for children with infantile brain damage, post-traumatic, post-traumatic and post-inflammatory neurological symptoms; for adults with multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic, post-inflammatory and degenerative neurological symptoms. All patients are exceptionally motivated to cooperate with therapy.