What will you learn?
phases of healing
Understand the different phases of healing and how rehab principles apply in each phase.
laser therapy techniques
Learn common acupuncture points to use with your therapeutic laser to improve patient outcomes.
successful owner engagement
Create a Pre-Op Guide for owners to help prepare the home and perform Passive Range of Motion and Massage.
building an effective exercise program
Follow a 12-week exercise program which includes concentric, eccentric, and isometric exercises, proprioception and balance training, and strength and power exercises.
putting everything you've learned into practice
Learn how to implement a rehab program in your own practice to improve surgical outcomes, reduce the percentage of contralateral CCL rupture, and create rehab income.
What is this course not?
A Rehab certification course
This is NOT a certification course which will qualify you as a rehab therapist.
a substitute for care by a rehab therapist
The skills you will learn in this course are NOT intended to replace treatment by a qualified canine rehab professional.
Meet the instructor
BSCPT, cafci, cert. gunn ims, cert. sport physio, certified canine rehab therapist
Carrie Smith is the owner of Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre in North Grenville. She has been working as a physiotherapist for over 30 years and started treating dogs about 15 years ago. After working in vet clinics with clients for just over ten years, Carrie decided to expand her practice and open up a canine physiotherapy clinic right next to her practice in Kemptville. Her animal rehabilitation clinic is one of only three of its kind in Canada.
CRUCIATE INJURIES ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF STIFLE OA.
26-54% of dogs recovering from a cruciate injury will tear the contralateral CCL within the first year.
be part of the change needed to reverse that statistic.
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