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Archive for category: Massage

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Why Massage Therapy sends horses to sleep

Ever wondered why you put your Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad on and your horse dozes off? One of the well known benefits of massage is that it can reduce stress. During a massage endorphins are released by the pituitary gland, these are the body’s natural feel good hormones. The release of endorphins suppresses stress hormones, […]

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Massage Pad – Summary of Test Results

Clinical Trials – Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad  We are dedicated to creating carefully designed products that improve the wellbeing and comfort of the horse.  All of our products are thoroughly researched, tested and quality checked. The Equilibrium Therapy Massage Pad has been independently tested by Myerscough College in Lancashire. The results, following 6 weeks of testing, […]

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Introduction to Massage Therapy

An introduction to Massage Therapy for horses Animal physiotherapy including Massage and Magnetic therapies has become popular for the treatment and maintenance of the musculoskeletal system in recent years. Massage Therapy, essentially the manipulation of soft tissues, has been noted to aid the prevention of injury, recovery from fatigue, relaxation and increasing mobility. (Hemmings, 2001). Performance depends on […]