Regular massage can assist in preventing injury and enhance the performance of healthy animals, whilst physiotherapy techniques can support animals post injury and/or surgery as part of their rehabilitation and recovery. The benefits of massage are well documented and include: Relief of pain and muscle soreness Relief of muscle spasm and tension Maintaining joint mobility Increasing range of motion Improving circulation and lymphatic flow Restoring function Improving recovery time Minimising scar tissue formation Improving the quality of existing scar tissue Promoting general well-being