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Session 1 Online (25 hours)

 

Introduction to Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Koh

History of Canine Rehabilitation and Legal Issues

Dr. Huntingford

Canine Anatomy: Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

Drs. Littlefield & Koh

Introduction to Physical Therapy Terminology and Outcome Measurements

Dr. Huntingford

Applied Exercise Physiology in Canine Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Koh

Gait and Posture in Canine

Dr. Koh

Applied Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Shmalberg

Applied Behavior in Canine Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Koh

How to Perform Neurological Exam

Dr. Roynard

Common Neurological Conditions

Dr. Roynard

How to Perform Orthopedic Exam

TBA

Common Orthopedic Disorders from Head to Toe

TBA

Imaging in Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Rademacher

Pain Physiology and Assessment

Dr. Koh

Tissue Healing Physiology

Dr. Koh

Review of Head, Cervical and Thoracic Limb Musculature

Dr. Huntingford

Review of Abdominal, Dorsal and Pelvic Limb Musculature

Dr. Huntingford

Getting Started in Rehabilitation Facility and Business

Dr. Huntingford

Session 2 On-site (38 hours)

Rehabilitation Assessment

TBA

Orthopedic Exam: a Rehabilitation Standpoint

Dr. Koh

Neurological Exam: a Rehabilitation Standpoint

Dr. Huntingford

LASER Therapy

TBA

Therapeutic Modalities: Thermotherapy, Cryotherapy, US, Shockwave, Electrotherapy (TENS and NMES), Electromagnetic Therapy

Dr. Koh

Manual Therapy Techniques

Dr. Huntingford

Land Exercises

Dr. Huntingford

Hydrotherapy/Underwater Treadmill

Dr. Koh

Overview Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Dr. Koh

Overview Neurologic Rehabilitation

Dr. Huntingford

General Practical Rehabilitation Advice for Owners

Dr. Huntingford

Putting It All Together: Development of Therapeutic Plan and Outcomes Measures

Dr. Koh


Wet Labs (20 hours)

  • Canine Anatomy/Musculoskeletal Structures
  • Posture and Gait Analysis
  • Rehabilitation, Orthopedic and Neurologic Exam
  • Hands-on Therapeutic Modalities, Exercises and Manual Therapy
  • Hands-on Strengthening and Conditioning Exercises
  • Aquatic Therapy

Session 3 Online (21-23 hours)

Introduction to Canine Sports

Dr. Baker

Canine Kinematics and How It Relates to Performance

Dr. Baker

Canine Locomotion and Gait Re-training Strategies

Dr. Baker

Core Training and Conditioning for Canine Athlete

Dr. Baker

Common Canine Sports Injuries: Causes, Rehabilitation, Recovery and Prevention

Dr. Baker

Pharmacological Management of Pain

Dr. Koh

Non-pharmacological Management of Pain

Dr. Koh

Wound Healing Strategies

Dr. Huntingford

Evidence of Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise

Dr. Huntingford

Rehabilitation for Acute Post-operative Management

Dr. Huntingford

Rehabilitation for Common Orthopedic Disorders (selected topics)

TBA

Rehabilitation for Common Neurological Disorders (selected topics)

Dr. Huntingford

Rehabilitation for Geriatric Patients

Dr. Huntingford

Rehabilitation and Nursing Care for Recumbent Animals

Dr. Koh

Rehabilitation for Hospice, Palliative, and Cancer Care

Dr. Koh

Rehabilitation for Other Internal Medical Conditions

Dr. Koh

Thinking Out of the Box: unusual cases that benefit from rehabilitation and some that do not

Dr. Huntingford

Feline Rehabilitation

Dr. Huntingford

Nutraceuticals, Supplements and Herbals

TBA

Session 4 On-site (33 hours)

 

Putting it all together: how to formulate a rehabilitation plan

Dr. Koh

Rehabilitation case-based discussion

Drs. Koh and Huntingford

Obesity

Dr. Huntingford

Braces, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Assistive Devices and Bandaging

Dr. Koh

Rehabilitation Practice Business Strategies

Dr. Freeman

Infectious Diseases and Red Flags for rehabilitation patients

Dr. Huntingford

Acupuncture for Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

TBA

Manipulation Therapy for rehabilitation cases

Dr. Huntingford

Joint Injection for Local Analgesia

Dr. Huntingford

New Frontiers in Rehabilitation medicine: hyperbaric oxygen, regenerative therapies

Dr. Koh

Rehabilitation for pocket pets, wildlife and exotics

Dr. Koh

Contraindications for rehabilitation therapies

Dr. Huntingford

Rehabilitation for IVDD

Dr. Freeman

Tips for creating a successful rehabilitation practice

Koh


Wet Labs (15 hours)

  • Hands-on Rehabilitation Cases
  • Orthotics, Prosthetics, Assistive Devices and Bandaging
  • Joint Injection Techniques
  • Hands-on Therapeutic Modalities, Exercises and Manual Therapy
  • Hands-on Strengthening and Conditioning Exercises
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Canine Acupuncture