Veterinary Record, 7 September 2013 There have been very few veterinary textbooks that since I left college in 1979 I have really felt they are a must have. Encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches, Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is a complete resource for veterinarians, physical therapists, veterinary technicians, and anyone interested in working with canine athletes or in offering rehabilitation therapy in their practice. This is especially useful in the rehabilitation section, where an image is literally worth a thousand words. In addition to Frenzy and Banzai, Courtney shares her home with two rescues, Feebs and Gadget, as well as a calico cat named Violet who is in charge of them all. For More Information: American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, P. Why Might My Pet Visit the Small Animal Sports Medicine Service and Rehabilitation? Canine Rehabilitation At Best Care Pet Hospital, we are muscle, tendon, ligament, nerve and bone experts. Common examples include: behavioral training, overtraining and fatigue, return to competition after being injured, nutrition, training and conditioning.
We have successfully treated spinal deformities, degenerative conditions, fractures, infections, tumors, and arthritis, providing both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for our patients. Depending on the outcome of the appointment we will discuss many therapeutic options and will help you choose the best course of treatment for you and your companion. Veterinary Information Network, 1 June 2013 M. The Small Animal Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation service at Colorado State University sees more than just canine athletes. Zink is a great instructor. The role that psychology can play in the rehabilitation of the canine athlete is also discussed. Access to a force plate, a rare piece of equipment that can objectively measure how well an animal uses a limb, can provide true validation of whether and to what extent a treatments are effective for your companion.
New Chapters cover biological therapies, working dogs, and business management, and every chapter has been extensively revised and expanded with state-of-the-art information — providing an even greater wealth of evidence, expertise, and experience to this complex discipline. This is a big step forward for veterinary medicine, and I will certainly be keeping my copy ready to hand in the practice. Dale Mabry Highway you can also turn right into the drive between Hudson Drugs and DeDomenico Pediatric Dentistry. Dash loved to play agility, but multiple health problems kept him from having a competitive career. In human medicine it has been shown that 90% of all sports injuries are non-surgical. Before joining K-9 Sports Vet and Florida Veterinary Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Courtney worked at as veterinary assistant at a local general practice. © 2010-19 American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The facility is considered one of the nation's premier centers for neurological health. Several of the chapters, such as those on musculoskeletal physiology and nutrition, cover basic concepts and then apply them to the canine athlete and to rehabilitation. Mich, and Martin Kaufmann 12 Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment 294 Sherman Canapp, David Dycus and Kristin Kirkby Shaw 13 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Options for Orthopedic Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb 333 Sasha Foster 14 Disorders of the Canine Pelvic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment 353 Peter Lotsikas, Faith Lotsikas, David Hummel, Nina R. Steven Steinberg and Joan R. For severe conditions, neurological dysfunction, and failed non-surgical treatment, surgery is recommended. The access road ends at the clinic building. A common misconception is injuries to dogs requires surgical treatment.
The book covers a wealth of topics related to sports medicine and rehabilitation. Physical therapists who have hands-on competition experience in canine sports may attend this course before completing. Kieves, Jonathan Dyce and Patrick A. This book is one of those. May 2019 class in Coral Springs, Florida Thursday, May 2: 9 a.
Whether performed as an alternative to surgery or as post-surgical treatment, rehabilitation therapy is designed around each individual patient to ensure a thorough, long-lasting recovery. The text is perfectly illustrated with images of extraordinary quality. Because many conditions stabilize over time, appropriate diagnostic and non-surgical measures are often pursued as a first line of treatment. Courtney Williams Courtney has been active in the dog world since starting 4H classes and shows with her family dogs at just 7 years old. The authors state that their aim is to provide students, veterinarians, and physical therapists with a resource for daily practice and a basis for future research in this developing field. Following a small amount of paperwork, you will be greeted in the waiting room by our resident or technician and brought to a private examination room.
Presents current, state-of-the-art information on sports medicine and rehabilitation in dogs Offers perspectives from an international list of expert authors Covers all topics related to veterinary care of the canine athlete and all active dogs Includes illustrations and photographs throughout to demonstrate key concepts Provides clinical cases that set the information in context Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is a complete resource for veterinarians, physical therapists, veterinary technicians, and anyone interested in working with canine athletes or in offering rehabilitation therapy in their practice. In addition, the book places a strong emphasis on the importance of appropriate training for all rehabilitation specialists, and this can only be applauded. Participants get hands-on experience with dogs on site. Sunday, March 24: 9 a. The authors have successfully addressed the needs of a diverse audience of animal health professionals faced with a wide range of injuries and other physical disabilities in their canine patients. This book is one of those.
We believe that physical rehabilitation is the best medicine to restore maximal function and relieve pain. Spoo is one of only a handful of board-certified Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists in private practice in the world. This is a big step forward for veterinary medicine, and I will certainly be keeping my copy ready to hand in the practice. New chapters cover biological therapies, working dogs, and business management, and every chapter has been extensively revised and expanded with state-of-the-art information--providing an even greater wealth of evidence, expertise, and experience to this complex discipline. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition offers a gold standard reference for all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation, encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches.