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Jess Rogers

Lecturer in Veterinary Physiotherapy
Faculty:
Faculty of Science and Engineering
School:
Writtle School of Agriculture, Animal and Environmental Sciences
Location:
Writtle
Research Supervision:
Yes

As a lecturer in veterinary physiotherapy, Jess teaches on subject areas such as manual therapies and remedial exercise in relation to canine and equine rehabilitation. She holds a Level 3 certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy with an advanced Level 4 Underwater Treadmill unit and is a proud member of RAMP (Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners).

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Background

Jess has had a passion for veterinary physiotherapy for nearly 20 years, having grown up with both horses and dogs that have required a range of physiotherapeutic interventions throughout their lives.

In 2022 she graduated from Writtle University College with an Integrated Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy and joined the teaching team shortly after. At the beginning of 2023 Jess set up her own mobile veterinary physiotherapy practice, whereby she treats both small and large animals alongside her work at ARU in Writtle.

Jess has a keen interest in hydrotherapy and remedial exercise in relation to orthopaedic rehabilitation, biomechanics and muscle activation.

Research interests
  • Canine hydrotherapy and remedial exercise in relation to biomechanics and muscle activation
  • Orthopaedic conditions and rehabilitation
  • Effects of manual and electrotherapies in relation to pain, tissue state and biomechanics
Areas of research supervision
  • Manual and remedial exercise in relation to canine and equine rehabilitation and movement
  • Effects of manual and electrotherapies in relation to pain, tissue state and biomechanics
  • Canine hydrotherapy
  • Canine orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Canine restraints
Teaching

Jess teaches the following modules at ARU:

  • Massage Therapy and Remedial Exercise
  • Advanced Physiotherapeutic Techniques
  • Clinical Practice for Veterinary Physiotherapists
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Functional Anatomy
Qualifications
  • IMSc Veterinary Physiotherapy, Writtle University College
  • Level 3 Canine Hydrotherapy, Writtle University College
  • Advanced Level 4 unit in Underwater Treadmill, Writtle University College
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Member, RAMP (Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners)