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Osteopathy and the Avian patient

by Tony Nevin, BSc (Hons) Ost, DO Zoo Ost Ltd FOR most manual therapists involved in animal care the thought of applying their skills to treat anything other than mammals usually raises an eyebrow or two. Many of the veterinary nurses I work with have a real feather phobia, usually discovered when I ask them to hold a bird I need to examine! So why is it that these magnificent creatures present us with so many obstacles when it comes to treating them? For me they are just as fascinating as reptiles, but they do differ considerably, from a treatment...

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Tony Nevin