This one-day workshop teaches clinical management, practical manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises for management of common disorders of the forelimb and post operative rehabilitation management. Live dogs maximise the learning experience. You will leave the day with the skills to start offering forelimb rehab as a new service in your clinic. The workshop is suitable for both veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Key Skills:

  • Perform a thorough musculoskeletal evaluation of the front limb and scapulae
  • Learn clinical management for common forelimb disorders
  • Learn manual therapy and therapeutic exercise therapy for forelimb disorders

Elena Saltis

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.

Rehabilitation for the Forelimb