No matter what surgical technique you use for treating your cruciate patients, postoperative rehabilitation is essential. This one-day workshop teaches practical manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises using real patients. You will leave the day with the skills to start using cruciate rehab as a new service in your clinic.
Suitable for surgeons and nurses who manage patients with cranial cruciate ligament disease treated by any surgical technique.
- Practice manual rehabilitation therapies on canine patients
- Learn how to assess your patients throughout their rehab
- Understand healthy postoperative biomechanics and function
- Practice using a 14-week postoperative cruciate protocol of exercises and activity guidelines you can individualise for each patient
This workshop is accredited for 7 NZVNA CPD points.
BSc, PTNZ, CCRT, NZAVPA, APA Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, NZ Registered Physiotherapist
Elena owns AnimalPhysioNZ and leads a team of canine rehabilitation therapists in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is certified by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in the USA where she is now an instructor for the course. She has extensive experience in orthopaedics, spinal rehab, manual therapy, neurology and sports medicine in both humans and animals.
Value to your practice
Veterinary physiotherapy is a rapidly growing field as vets and owners recognise the benefits of treatment in helping to reduce pain, improve mobility and function and prevent recurrence of injury.
Attending this workshop will allow you to provide this additional service to all patients that have undergone cruciate ligament repair.
Start date: July 12, 2019
End date: July 12, 2019
Start time: 08:30
End time: 17:00
Venue: Villa Maria Winery, Auckland
Directions: 118 Montgomerie Rd, Mangere, Auckland 2022