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Pet insurance made easy - Glossary

Our glossary will help you to understand some of the commonly used phrases within pet insurance.

Complementary therapy

Complementary medicine or therapy includes:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Osteopathy
  • Acupuncture
  • Homeopathic or herbal medicines
  • Laser Therapy

The complementary medicine must be recommended by a vet and administered by one of the following suitably qualified practitioners:

  • Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy/ National Association of Vet Physiotherapists
  • The Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists (IRVAP)
  • The International Association of Animal Therapists
  • Canine Hydrotherapy Association International Vet Acupuncture Society (IVAS)
  • The Association of British Vet Acupuncturists (ABVA)
  • National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists (NARCH)
  • Institute of Canine Hydrotherapists (ICH).
  • Register of Animal Musculoskeletal practitioners (RAMP).
  • McTimoney Animal Association registered therapists

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