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Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Of The Equine Athlete - Webinar Series & 1-Day Of Wetlabs

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

3 years ago

Duration: 2 hour(s)
Cost: £670

The field of rehabilitation of the equine athlete suffering from orthopaedic injuries has developed enormously over the past decades with an array of human therapeutic modalities having become available to equine practitioners. For the busy practicing vet it is however difficult to untangle which modalities to use for what type of injury, how to use them and to research clinical efficacies.This practical course covers how to devise therapeutic exercise protocols and adapt them to specific injuries and how to include physiotherapy as the foundation of rehabilitation of the equine athlete. The following therapeutic modalities will furthermore be covered in individual lectures by discussing their modes of action, indications for use, human and veterinary literature reviews and clinical experiences:Aquatic Therapy Underwater Treadmill & SwimmingWhole Body VibrationHyperbaric Oxygen TherapyCold & Hot TherapyExtracorporeal Shock Wave TherapyRadiofrequency TherapyTherapeutic UltrasoundLaser TherapyPulsed Electromagnetic TherapyThe 7 hours of case-based and practical session on live horses will allow attendees to further their practical skills on live horses in small groups and to discuss the above topics with the specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following stations:Physiotherapy Manual Treatment TechniquesExercises to improve Proprioception focus on Upper Limb & Back/SIDevelopment of Treatment Plans & Therapeutic MonitoringHorse Rider InteractionsStrengthening Exercises focus on Upper Limb & Back/SIAquatic Therapy & Other Therapeutic ModalitiesThe course fee includes lunch, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes, access to the on-demand recordings and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only=On-Demand Webinar Series) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the practical nature of this course.

Who is it for?

Equine Practitioners

The Speakers

Lee ClarkBSc, MCSP, SRP, ACPATDavid ArgellesDVM, LV, Ms, PhD, Dipl.ECVSEmma DaintyACPAT Cat.A, MCSP, SRP, HPC

The Venue

Equi Vet Serwisnear Pozna, Western Poland

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

16 hours

Registration and Booking

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