Staff profile

Lauren  Hunt

Lauren Hunt


Role

Canine Course Scheme Manager
Lecturer in Veterinary Physiotherapy
Lecturer in Canine Therapy


Biography

Lauren completed her Integrated Master’s in Veterinary Physiotherapy at WUC, graduating in 2018 with distinction. During this time she also obtained her Equinology Equine Body Worker qualification. On graduating she completed her Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy and worked in a canine hydrotherapy centre.

Lauren joined the VP lecturing team in 2019 and set-up the WUC Canine Clinics, leading to an industry link with Essex Police Dog Section which Lauren maintains.

She course manages the Canine Therapy schemes and completed her PG Certificate in Higher Education Practice in 2021. Alongside her interest in hydrotherapy, Lauren has a particular interest in photobiomodulation after doing both her dissertations in this subject and presented her findings at the World Association of Laser Therapy (WALT) conference in Nice, France and International Association for Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (IAVRPT) Tennessee, USA in 2018.

Lauren is a proud member of the Register for Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP).


Qualifications

Integrated Master's in Veterinary Physiotherapy
PG Certificate in Higher Education Practice
Level 3 Canine Hydrotherapist
Equinology Equinebody Worker
Extended Diploma in Equine Management


Subject Areas

Photobiomodulation
Canine Hydrotherapy
Canine Remedial Exercise
Canine Clinical Conditions


Research

Hunt, L. and Gill, R.L. (2018) Comparison of the effectiveness of Photobiomodulation (PBM) on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) between Class IIIb and IV Laser and at high and low doses. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica

Podium Presentations

International Association for Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2018 Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

International Association for Laser Therapy, Nice, Oct 2018