Back in the Saddle Warriors is Heartbeat’s clinical and evidence based Equine Assisted Therapy which consists of Hippotherapy .
For Wounded Warriors who were part of GWOT and include OIF/OEF who are either out of the Military including any branch or still in but wounded in WA state, A Physical Therapist who has completed both levels of American Hippotherapy and PATH Instructors, Volunteers are also used as sidewalkers.
These evidence-based therapies improve muscle strength, psychological well-being, motor development, balance, and coordination. Therapy addresses many injuries including
- Spinal cord injuries
- Speech injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Traumatic brain injury
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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