Equine Therapy Monroe GA

Equine therapy helps treat a wide range of psychological and mental disorders. See below to find equine therapy providers in Monroe that give access to equine therapy for autism, equine therapy for disabled children, and equine facilitated learning that help with mutual trust development and children's self-control development, as well as advice and content on animal-assisted therapy.

Select Physical Therapy - Monroe
(678) 561-4958
148 MLK Jr. Blvd. (GA Hwy 138)
Monroe, GA
Promotion
We do not accept Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. We do provide aquatic/pool therapy at this location. We do not provide chiropractic care.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers - Athens
(706) 352-9846
1551 Jennings Mill Rd
Bogart, GA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Dacula South
(678) 835-8817
2700 Braselton Hwy, Ste 19
Dacula, GA
Promotion
We do not accept Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. We do not provide aquatic/pool therapy at this location. We do not provide chiropractic care.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
McKenzie Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

A.I.C.A - Accident Injury Centers of Atlanta
(678) 960-5113
2336 Wisteria Dr
Snellville, GA
Promotion
Free x-ray & consultation /
Transportation available /
Same day appointments /
Care may cost you nothing

Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Children & Adult Therapy Inc
(770) 207-9043
226 Alcovy St Bldg G1
Monroe, GA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers - Winder
(770) 504-6280
367 Resource Pkwy
Winder, GA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers - Dacula
(678) 745-5646
3511 Braselton Hwy
Dacula, GA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers - Snellville
(770) 696-6218
2121 Fountain Dr
Snellville, GA
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Healthsouth
(770) 207-1137
150 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Monroe, GA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Drayer Physical Therapy Institu
(770) 207-6624
333 Alcovy St
Monroe, GA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Horse Whisperings

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By Anne Krueger, Barbara Hey & Andrea Reynes

Horses and humans have always had a special relationship. Now, from California to Florida, treatment centers are offering equine-assisted therapy to help people with everything from drug addiction to cancer recovery.

Many of us have seen the positive relationships that can develop between horses and humans. Who can forget Roy Rogers and Trigger? Wilbur and Mr. Ed? But long before Velvet and Pi were bonding in National Velvet, horses were being used to facilitate improved health and well-being in humans. The ancient Greeks documented the therapeutic use of riding horses in 600 B.C., and the first study of the value of riding as therapy was reported in 1875, when a French physician used it as a treatment for a variety of neurological and psychological disorders.

Today, scientific literature supporting the value of equine-assisted therapy abounds. At least 10 studies conducted over the past 20 years have shown animal-assisted therapy—of which equine therapy is a common form—is effective in treating conditions such as anxiety, autism, dementia, depression and attention-deficit disorder, as well as eating disorders and other emotional and mental illnesses.

Equine therapy continues to gain in popularity. In Tennessee, at Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding, horseback riders with spina bifida experience the exhilarating rolling movement of walking for the first time, via the four legs of a horse rather than their own two. At Green Chimneys in upstate New York, horses from Iceland, donated from Senator and former First Lady Hillary Clinton, help kids with emotional problems learn how to feel independent and self-confident. And from California to Florida, treatment centers are offering equine-assisted therapy to help people with everything from drug addiction to cancer recovery.

Why horses? They’re big and powerful, which means those riding and grooming them must overcome fear and develop confidence. Indeed, working with a horse can be a challenge. Horses have a way of seeing right through you; they see your fear, your feelings of inadequacy and your sorrow, according to research published by Edward J. Cumella, PhD, director of research at the Remuda Ranch treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz. “Horses’ sensitivity to nonverbal communication assists patients in developing greater awareness of their own emotions and nonverbal cues, as well as the role of nonverbal communication in relationships,” Cumella reports.

Like us, horses have different personalities, and what works for one horse won’t work for another. Horses also require people to be engaged and to persevere in challenging physical and mental work, a characteristic that comes in handy when dealing with other intimidating and challenging situations in life, whether it’s an eating or behavioral disorder, a handicap or a serious illness.

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