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Rehabilitation For Lower Limb Tendon & Ligament Conditions Lectures (online), On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions

VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development

1 year ago

Date: Saturday 4th March, 2023 - Saturday 4th March, 2023
Start time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Cost: £555.78

9 hrs of Lectures (on-demand): At your leisure
To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first taken part in the corresponding Lecture Series.

1-Day On-Location Portion (8 hrs): Sat 4 March 2023

Total Number of Continuing Education Hours: 17 hrs


Developed for equine practitioners with a good working knowledge of distal limb tendonitis and desmitis, this course covers how to devise rehab protocols consisting of a combination of therapeutic exercise, use of different rehabilitation modalities and therapeutic shoeing to maximize horses’ chances of returning to previous levels of exercise.

To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Rehabilitation for Lower Limb Tendon & Ligament Conditions’.

As part of the online Lecture Series the following topics will be covered in highly illustrated lectures and case presentations:

Speaker Title Duration
Lee Clark The Physiotherapist’s Approach to Distal Limb Tendon & Ligament Conditions & Physiotherapist’s Evaluation of the Equine Distal Limb 70 min
Lee Clark Therapeutic Exercise for the Distal Limb 50 min
Lee Clark Return to Sport (incl. Management Changes & Therap. Monitoring) 65 min
Lee Clark Injury Prevention, Maintenance, Conditioning & Performance Enhancement 60 min
Steve Adair Therapeutic Modalities for Tendon & Ligament Conditions –
Laser, Extracorporeal Shock Wave & Radiofrequency Therapy 50 min
Steve Adair Therapeutic Modalities for Tendon & Ligament Conditions –
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy & Rapid Release Technology 50 min
Steve Adair Equine Aquatic Therapy 50 min
Steve Adair Shoeing & Articulated Braces for Tendon & Ligament Rehabilitation 50 min
Steve Adair Development of Modality & Exercise Treatment Plans 50 min
Steve Adair How to charge for Rehabilitation Services 15 min
On the practical day, 7 hours of practical small-groups sessions on live horses and case-discussions will allow attendees to become familiar with therapeutic modalities and physical therapy exercises that can be passed on to horse owners. Each attendee will rotate through the following stations:

Assessment of the Foot, Limb & Tendon/Ligament Complex
Assessment of Pain/Posture & Importance to Recovery
Photobiomodulation for different Stages of Tendon/Ligament Rehabilitation Ultrasound, Laser, Micro-current & Neuromuscular Stimulation
Protecting, Strengthening & Mobilising Tendons/Ligaments during Rehab (Boots, Braces, Stimulators, Poles etc.)
Kinesiology Taping for Tendon/Ligament Recovery & Postural Correction.
Therapeutic Exercises for Tendon/Ligament Recovery

The day finishes with Discussion of Clinical Cases (live Horses) & PowerPoint Case-Discussions.

The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, lunch and a certificate of attendance. To participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first taken part in the Lecture Series (purchased as an ‘Extra’ when registering for the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.

Who is it for?

Qualified Vets. Discounted prices available for: Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Students, Veterinary Interns and Residents.

The Speakers

Lee ClarkBSc, MCSP, SRP, ACPATFiona BloomChartered Physiotherapist MCSP MSc ACPAT CAT A

The Venue

Equi Vet SerwisWygoda 664-320 Buk

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

16 hours

Registration and Booking

Click here to reserve your place