Contact: Vanessa Davidson MSc, PGCE, BSc(Hons), Cert Merishia AM
Telephone: 07733 361124
Vanessa Davidson specialises in holistic physical therapy, treating mainly horses and dogs. A fully qualified and insured McTimoney Animal Manipulator, Vanessa graduated with an MSc Animal Manipulation from the University of Wales, in conjunction with the McTimoney College of Chiropractics in Oxford. This is the only University validated post-graduate course in McTimoney techniques* for animals in Europe. An intensive three year course included the study of practical adjustment and palpation skills as well as the study of functional anatomy (osteology, arthrology, myology, neurology); pathophysiology; gait analysis; biomechanics and lameness, as well as the philosophy of McTimoney treatment. Vanessa has also undertaken an animal massage course to support McTimoney techniques, a massage routine including stress point therapy and stretching often included for a complete, rounded treatment. Vanessa is a member of the McTimoney Animal Association, British Complementary Medicine Association and also a member of the IFL with a background as a fully qualified lecturer having taught degree level biological sciences for many years at the Equine and Animal Academy, Sparsholt College, Hampshire.