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Practical Rehabilitation Techniques for the Animal Chiropractic Patient

October 1-2, 2015

This course will explore today’s modern approach to theories of animal rehabilitation. Some of these theories include the use physical therapy equipment and methods. General knowledge in the use of these methods and equipment will be discussed.

This course qualifies for 15 CE/CPD Hours by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA) (Pending) and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA) (Approved).

Classes Taught by Travis Gratton, DVM and Kyla Awes, DC.

Thursday(8 Hours) 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
8:00 – 9:00Registration and Introductions
9:00 – 10:00History, theory and opportunities in animal rehabilitation (Travis + Kyla)
10:00 – 10:30Soft tissue considerations; immobilization, remobilization and healing (Travis)
11:30 – 12:00Overview of rehabilitation modalities (Travis & Kyla)
12:00 – 1:00Lunch
1:00 – 2:00Canine patient assessment: History, signalment evaluation, goals & expectations (Travis)
2:00 – 3:00Equine patient assessment: History, signalment evaluation, goals & expectations (Kyla)
3:00 – 4:00Patient assessment lab: equine and canine (Travis & Kyla)
4:00 – 5:00Advanced biomechanics and core training in the equine athlete (Kyla)
5:00 – 6:00Integration of chiropractic and rehabilitation techniques for the equine patient (Kyla)
Friday(7 Hours) 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
8:30 – 9:30Therapeutic exercise: Considerations for targeted strengthening and improving (Travis)
9:30 – 10:30Therapeutic exercise lab – canine (Travis)
10:30 – 12:00Equine therapeutic exercise lecture: in-hand and under saddle exercises (Kyla)
12:00 – 1:00Lunch
1:00 – 2:00Therapeutic exercise lab – equine ( Kyla)
2:00 – 4:30Integration of chiropractic and rehabilitation techniques for the small animal neurologic (Travis)

Classes are held at our Main Campus in Kansas 4267 Virginia Road, Wellsville, KS 66092 and are taught by: Travis Gratton, DVM and Kyla Awes, DC and the Options Team.

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