AT Essentially, hippotherapy is nothing but a form of
physiotherapy (physical therapy), where as a tool for rehabilitation
horse advocates. You can call it a unique simulator alive.
How and what heals the horse
Hippotherapy is truly universal. It allows both children and adults cope with diseases such as
violation of posture;
the first stage of osteoarthritis of joints;
condition after stroke;
some gynecological diseases;
prevention of prostate adenoma;
how it is possible to achieve results that are sometimes not under
force official medicine? Scientists have found that the horse passes
rider for a moment about a hundred vibrational impulses. Complex movements
horse's back muscles massaged his legs and small bodies of the human pelvis.
The rhythmic rocking useful for those who have lost their skills away.
order abroad designed for special treatment program
riding to combat obesity and cellulite. Moreover, since
half horse-temperature two degrees higher than the temperature
man, it turns a kind of "massage with heated". Long
It proved that at the time of riding at full strength beginning to work
lungs, blood, muscle; the brain is enriched with oxygen. through
this effect even developed special programs for rehabilitation
patients who had heart attacks and strokes.
a horse stimulates the development of fine motor skills, promotes
complex formation of precise movements. There is a comparison: "Horse
Riding like a painting four paintings at the same time: the rider is forced by
turn to move both arms and legs. " This important effect
hippotherapy can not be achieved by any other motor
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improve the physical condition, communication with the horse and riding
It allows you to de-stress. The behavior of the horse quite predictable.
Hence, it gives a sense of stability, and this feeling - the basis for
removing fears in children.
It provides for the development of self-worth and power, when a patient with
Disabled rid of Wheelchair
chairs or crutches and able to move on a powerful animal,
to manage it. In addition, the position of riding a horse is
winning: "I'm at the top, and they are at the bottom." Therefore, it is the horse
used to increase the self-lifting of people and depression.
Health Organization has long recognized that hippotherapy
really makes life easier and disabled children and their parents.
Because that is probably the only type of treatment when
the patient can not even guess that is treated and, therefore, not
She resists, but rather wants to engage and communicate with the horse. Children
immediately see another animal (dog, and the parents do not always
interrogated, and then the whole horse!) and horse riding becomes a game.
Play with your favorite animal, as it were, at the same time, among other things, to undergo treatment
- No tension, continuous positive emotions.
Horse instead of the pill?
most importantly, that this method - nemedikametozny, it has no side
effects, unlike many expensive drugs.
it is not a panacea for all ills. One hippotherapy can not solve all
problems at once. It requires a complex treatment. Moreover, when
illiterate approach, it can hurt.
Now about the contraindications:
inexplicable animal fear of the child;
allergic to wool;
violation of the integrity of human skin;
acute inflammatory infections.
Anyway, before hippotherapy do need
consult a physician. Sadly sometimes hear stories about Tom,
that doctors sometimes do not even know about this method.
Kings - patrons hippotherapy
in the 5th century BC Hippocrates advised to ride melancholic,
because it frees one from the "dark thoughts" and causes "thoughts
cheerful and clear. " A Caucasian mountaineers riding treat many
Former Danish champion in dressage
polio. She's paralyzed legs, and weak hands. Across
nine years, she again became the winner of the competition on the dressage
Olympic Games in Helsinki. This feat has inspired thousands of patients
people, and all over the world were created sections of therapeutic riding.
In 1953 in Denmark, "four-legged therapists" appear in the first Center
riding for children with disabilities.
European and North American countries have established therapeutic riding centers
drive. Moreover, in the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK, this method
It is under the patronage of the royal family. Only in Poland
created about 30 such establishments.
country this method appeared only in the early nineties and at 20 years
later than in the West. It took just one decade, we have no
What is not inferior to foreign counterparts.