Monthly Archives: December 2017

Golden Time Concept

Dr Emma Punt is the research lead for BARTA as well as being a McTimoney equine and canine chiropractor. The ‘Golden Time’ treatment concept was first presented at BARTA’s 2017 conference at University College Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, California in October. In this post Emma shares her vision for how vets and McTimoney therapists should rethink their approach to post-trauma care. The 2-6 weeks after the incident is the ‘Golden Time’ when a horse would hugely benefit from being assessed by a vet and a physical therapist such as a chiropractor in order to improve outcomes and manage owner/rider expectations. This is the period when Emma believes a partnership approach between vets and chiropractors could make a huge difference. At conference Emma presented the preliminary results from a UK wide survey that she initiated with Nottingham Trent University. The … Continue reading

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