About

Imogen Ratcliffe is a BSc (Hons) Veterinary Physiotherapy graduate. Following a three-year degree validated by Coventry University, the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP), and the Animal Health Professions Register (AHPR), Imogen started her own small business; ‘Ratcliffe Referrals’.

During her studies, Imogen completed a dissertation exploring the effects of Low-level Laser therapy and passive stretching on the tarsal joint range of motion in equines, with links to Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD). With a particular interest in equine and canine anatomy and neurological rehabilitation, Imogen undertakes local veterinary referrals specialising in sports maintenance and rehabilitation.

As the proud owner of more pets than she cares to admit, Imogen is passionate about animal welfare and understands the huge role they play in our lives. Therefore, she strives to achieve the highest standard of care for her patients.

Why Choose an NAVP Accredited Physiotherapist?

The National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP) aims to ensure that the highest standards of veterinary physiotherapy care will be delivered to animals by linking a strong foundation of scientific knowledge with clinical practice and continued research.

By choosing an NAVP accredited physiotherapist, you are ensuring that your physiotherapist: 

1. Has qualified via a recognised accredited training programme. 

2. Carries appropriate professional and public liability insurance. 

3. Works in accordance with current legislation alongside your veterinary surgeon and other paraprofessionals. 

4. Is required to work within a strict professional code of conduct and ethics. 

5. Continually maintains and enhances their skills post-qualification by completing appropriate programmes of continued professional development (CPD) annually in order to be able to maintain their membership status.

For more information, please visit the NAVP website using the link below. 

NAVP Website