This Canine Rehabilitation and Strengthening CPD course comprises of a number of practical exercises to help strengthen specific muscle groups. Students may bring their dogs to take part in the practical sections of the course.
Our trainer on this subject; Liz Tyrrell-Asprey is a busy canine physiotherapist based in Somerset, who also regularly provides training canine training for animal physiotherapists and other canine body-workers.
The course covers mechanics of the musculoskeletal system, conditions that cause dysfunction and typical gait / movement compromises as result, discussion on repair, equipment available to aid the healing process, case study discussions, gait analysis and lots of practical exercises with simple equipment for the practitioner to bring into their practice.
Jo Rose (musculoskeletal practitioner) provides a section on the benefits of oscillation and vibrations on healing, rehabilitation and strengthening, and covers some equipment and techniques.