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The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital


Matthew Scott BSc (Hons) MNAVP AHPR

Veterinary Physiotherapist


Matthew graduated from Harper Adams University in 2017 as part of the first cohort undergoing undergraduate training for veterinary physiotherapy. After graduation he worked as the in house physiotherapist at the Animal Health Trust’s small animal referral centre, assisting multiple services throughout the hospital including neurology, orthopaedics, and hydrotherapy.  Since then, he has been working at an independent veterinary rehabilitation centre in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Matthew is an executive member and accredited clinical educator of the National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists (NAVP) and has achieved the Blue Paw Award in arthritis management through the Veterinary Osteoarthritis Alliance (VOA). Matthew is registered with the Animal Health Professions’ Register (AHPR) under the Vet Physio sub-group. He is also currently undertaking additional training to become a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner through the University of Tennessee and Veterinary Academy of Higher Learning (VAHL). Matthew regularly provides webinars to other veterinary professionals and helps with the practical teaching of vet physio students.

Outside of work, Matthew enjoys playing the guitar, walking his cross-breed dog Eadee, and keeping fit.


Matt has a special interest in neurological patients.


Key publications: 

Published articles:

  • Scott, M.J. 2020. Rehabilitation of Brachial Plexus Avulsions. Animal Therapy Magazine, 20, pp. 40-43.

  • Scott, M.J. 2020. Respiratory Physiotherapy for Small Animal Patients. Animal Therapy Magazine, 22, pp. 40-43.

  • Scott, M.J. 2021. Case Studies: Acute Non-Compressive Nucleus Pulposus Extrusion and Spondylosis. Animal Therapy Magazine, 24, pp. 14-15.

  • Scott, M.J. 2022. Considerations for Feline Physiotherapy Parts 1 and 2. Animal Therapy Magazine, 25, pp. 10-11 and 20-25.

Veterinary Physiotherapist
Available for consultancy