Essential facts of physical medicine, rehabilitation and sports medicine in companion animals
Essential facts of physical medicine, rehabilitation and sports medicine in companion animals
1st ed., 720 pages, 1000 ill., VBS VETVERLAG GMBH, November 2019
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State of the art work, written by the worlds leading experts and teaching professors in the relevant field. recommended reading for specialisation in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, sports medicine, like but not limited to Diplomate (ECVSMR, ACVSMR) CCRP, CCFT, VMPT, CCMT, CRI sports medicine courses, and many others, students, vets, technicians and nurses, highly interested pet onwers.

All chapters are well illustrated, supported by tutorial videos available with a QR code and link, treatment plans, full anatomic and neuro section, pain management , all evidence based modalities in text, pictures and videos, exercises and home treatment, nutrition, home environment and sports injuries, back to sports. cardiovascular and musculo sceletal conditioning
  • Fact style – no endless text
  • Physiology and pathophysiology of tissue and healing
  • Orthopedic, neurologic and cardio-vascular examination including outcome assessment (text, pictures, videos)
  • Evidence based exercises, manual therapy and modalities, including laser, TENS, UWT, shockwave, nuclear resonance therapy and many more (text, pictures, videos)
  • Biologic treatments (PRP, stem cells etc.)
  • Integration of the petowner and homework
  • Nutrition in rehab, dog sports etc.
  • Sports medicine and back to sports
  • Detailed anatomy and neurology in combination with the treatment options to set up an individual treatment plan

  1. Foreword
  2. Physiology and Pathophysiology of Tissues and Healing
  3. Biomechanics - Understand Movement
  4. Exercise Physiology
  5. Pain - Pathophysiology and Management
  6. Examination of the Physiotherapy Patient
  7. Passive Range  of Motion Exercise and Stretching
  8. Active Therapeutic Exercises
  9. Land Treadmill
  10. Aquatic Therapy
  11. Joint Mobilization in Canines
  12. Massage Therapy
  13. Superficial Thermal Modalities
  14. Therapeutic Ultrasound
  15. Electrical Stimulation
  16. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
  17. Laser Therapy
  18. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Therapy
  19. Kinesiology Taping
  20. Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics in Practice
  21. Regenerative Medicine and Biological Treatment Approaches
  22. Magnet Therapy, Static Magnetic Fields (SMF) and Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMF)
  23. Diet and Weight Management in Physiotherapy
  24. The Home Environment
  25. The Owner's Role in Physiotherapy
  26. Choosing the Right Therapy - Practical Tips from the Export
  27. The Athletic Dog in Physiotherapy
  28. Treatment Plans
  29. References
  30. Index

Priv.-Doz., DVM, European Veterinary Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, DECVSMR, DACVSMR, FTA, CCRP
DVM, Veterinary Chiropractor ICVA, Certificate of Added Qualification in Physical Medicine by the Saxon Veterinary Association
PT, PhD, DPT, Diplomat ABPTS, FAéTA, CCRP, Cert.DN
Prof. DVM (Deputy Chair), FTA Anatomy

Item Code: FISIOTER17
ISBN: 9783938274309
Weigth: 2000 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Physiotherapy
VAT: VAT Exempt