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What is hippotherapy?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input.
A foundation is established to improve neurological function and sensory processing, which can be generalized to a wide range of daily activities.

In brief: Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input.
A foundation is established to improve neurological function and sensory processing, which can be generalized to a wide range of daily activities.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Tim Schrader
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Therapy with a horse

Hippotherapy is a form of therapy that utilizes equine movements.
It is typically used for patients with movement dysfunction such as cerebral palsy. A trained therapist controls the horse and the patient responds to the horse's movements. It can help with core strengthening, balance and posture.

In brief: Therapy with a horse

Hippotherapy is a form of therapy that utilizes equine movements.
It is typically used for patients with movement dysfunction such as cerebral palsy. A trained therapist controls the horse and the patient responds to the horse's movements. It can help with core strengthening, balance and posture.
Dr. Tim Schrader
Dr. Tim Schrader
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