Underwater Treadmill Therapy for Dogs Book

Underwater Treadmill Therapy for Dogs


  • Author : Traute Schmidt
  • Publisher : tredition
  • Release Date : 2019-03-07
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9783748247852

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Underwater Treadmill Therapy for Dogs Excerpt :

Therapy is defined as the treatment of diseases. This practical book serves as both a work of reference as well as a structuring aid when it comes to treating dogs on the underwater treadmill. The book is divided into three parts: - Basics such as the functions of the underwater treadmill, how the dog "works” on the underwater treadmill, training theory principles. - For the practice, e.g. medical findings, suggestions for the treatment of elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, etc. - From experience, e.g. Bobby, a golden retriever suffering from arthrosis, who serves as an example of treating a dog with a chronic disease. Further examples include Cindy and Murphy. 60 figures and 22 tables additionally illustrate the content of this book. The book’s structure facilitates the finding of required information.

Swim to Recovery Book

Swim to Recovery


  • Author : Emily Wong
  • Publisher : Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845843410

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Swim to Recovery Excerpt :

This book explains canine hydrotherapy as an effective alternative treatment, based on research done at the Animal Magic Hydrotherapy and Fitness Centre. The anatomy and physiology of dogs is examined, as well as the treatment and management of certain medical conditions, with real life case studies provided to demonstrate hydrotherapy's positive effects. The book also focuses on the use of underwater treadmills for rehabilitation of patients and weight management. Supplemented by illustrations and colour photographs, this book is ideal for all dog owners.

Animal Physiotherapy Book

Animal Physiotherapy


  • Author : Catherine McGowan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-05-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118852323

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Animal Physiotherapy Excerpt :

A thoroughly updated edition of this essential reference guide for physiotherapists and physical therapists, looking to apply the proven benefits of physiotherapy to the treatment of companion and performance animals. Seven new chapters provide greatly expanded coverage of practical treatment and rehabilitation Includes reviews of different physiotherapy techniques, drawing on both human and animal literature Discusses approaches in small animal medicine as well as for elite equine athletes Provides applied evidence-based clinical reasoning model, with case examples Now in full colour with many more illustrations

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy   E Book Book
Score: 5
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Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy E Book


  • Author : Darryl Millis
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-03-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455775804

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Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy E Book Excerpt :

Bridging the gap between human physical therapy and veterinary medicine, Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition provides vets, veterinary students, and human physical therapists with traditional and alternative physical therapy methods to effectively evaluate and treat dogs with various debilitating conditions. Coverage includes treatment protocols for many types of cutaneous, neurologic, and musculoskeletal injuries to facilitate a faster and more complete recovery. "Overall, this book is an extensive text for anyone interested in pursuing canine rehabilitation and physical therapy" Reviewed by: Helen Davies, University of Melbourne on behalf of Australian Veterinary Journal, March 2015 Invaluable protocols for conservative and postoperative treatment ensure the successful healing of dogs and their return to full mobility. Printable medical record forms on the companion website, including client information worksheets, referral forms, orthopedic evaluation forms, and more, can be customized for your veterinary practice. Six completely updated chapters on exercising dogs define the basic principles of aquatic and land-based exercise and how they may be applied to dogs, as well as how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" exercises to dogs. Numerous chapters on therapeutic modalities, including therapeutic lasers, illustrate how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" modalities to dogs. Physical examination chapters offer comprehensive information on orthopedics, neurology, and rehabilitation. NEW! Companion website with 40 narrated video clips of modalities and exercises used by physical therapists demonstrates effective ways to treat various neurologic and musculoskeletal problems in dogs. NEW! Fourteen new chapters describe the latest advances in the areas of joint mobilization, rehabilitation of the athletic patient, biomechanics of rehabilitation, therapeutic lasers, and physical therapy for wound care.

Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Book

Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Author : Chris Zink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-02-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119380542

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Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Excerpt :

Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Second Edition offers a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of this gold standard reference for all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation, encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches. Presents current, state-of-the-art information on sports medicine and rehabilitation in dogs Offers perspectives from an international list of expert authors Covers all topics related to veterinary care of the canine athlete and all active dogs Includes illustrations and photographs throughout to demonstrate key concepts Provides clinical cases that set the information in context

Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training Book

Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training


  • Author : Nancy Kerns
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461749905

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Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training Excerpt :

The Whole Dog Journal Handbook of Dog and Puppy Care and Training features advice on behavior and positive training techniques, guidance about natural care and nutrition, and information about holistic care such as chiropractic, herbal remedies, massage, acupuncture, and homeopathy. It covers all aspects of canine health, including cancer treatments, and most important of all, it focuses on how to have fun with a dog. This book equips readers with the tools to understand dogs, to encourage their physical and emotional wellness, and to elicit their full potential and vitality—and to do it naturally.

Forelimb Lameness  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice Book

Forelimb Lameness An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice


  • Author : Kevin Benjamino
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-02-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323762472

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Forelimb Lameness An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice Excerpt :

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, guest edited by Drs. Kevin P. Benjamino and Kenneth A. Bruecker, will focus on Forelimb Lameness. This is one of six issues each year. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Gait Analysis and Kinematics, Assessment of orthopedic versus neurologic causes of gait change, Common pathology associated with the digits and metacarpal region Carpal injuries: from fractures to hyperextension injuries, Physeal injuries and angular limb deformities, The Shoulder Joint and Common Abnormalities, Common neoplastic diseases affecting the thoracic limb, Cervical spondylomyelopathy, IVDD and brachial plexus (peripheral nerve) injuries, Juvenile disease processes affecting the forelimb, Advanced Imaging of the forelimb, Soft tissue injuries affecting the forelimb, Rehabilitation for forelimb injuries, and Elbow Dysplasia.

Hip Dysplasia  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  E Book Book

Hip Dysplasia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book


  • Author : Tisha A.M. Harper
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-06-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 12
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323531610

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Hip Dysplasia An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book Excerpt :

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, with Editors Drs. Tisha Harper and Ryan Butler, focuses on Hip Dysplasia. Article topics include: Etiopathogenesis of hip dysplasia, incidence and genetics; Clinical signs and physical examination findings; Diagnostic imaging; OFA and PennHip Treatments; Medical management of hip dysplasia; Surgical management of hip dysplasia; Pain management – Hip Denervation; Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis;Triple pelvic osteotomy (TPO), and double pelvic osteotomy (DPO); Total Hip Replacement; Femoral Head and Neck Excision; The role of physical therapy for dogs with hip dysplasia.

Hot Topics in Small Animal Medicine  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  E Book Book

Hot Topics in Small Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book


  • Author : Lisa Powell
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2022-04-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323961868

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Hot Topics in Small Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book Excerpt :

In this issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, guest editor Lisa Powell brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Hot Topics in Small Animal Medicine. This issue is an eclectic compilation of some of the most popular topics among readers of this Clinics series. Top experts in the field provide updates on the latest advances and developments in several key areas of importance for small animal practitioners. Contains a variety of relevant, practice-oriented topics including urinary tract infection treatment and comparative therapeutics; acute kidney injury in dogs and cats; fluid and electrolyte therapy during vomiting and diarrhea; basics of mechanical ventilation for dogs and cats; fluid therapy for the emergent small animal patient: crystalloids, colloids, and albumin products; and more. Provides in-depth clinical reviews on hot topics in small animal medicine, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.

Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals Book

Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals


  • Author : W. Dunbar Gram
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-09-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119201588

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Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals Excerpt :

Practical guidance on managing chronic illnesses in small animals Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals provides a complete resource for the long-term care and therapy of canine and feline patients with incurable conditions. Offering practical strategies for successful management of chronic disorders, the book presents expert guidance on handling these ailments and the animals that they afflict. Written by leading experts in their respective fields, Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals takes a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, covering chronic diseases across many categories, including mobility, dermatology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, and more. The book is not meant to replace existing textbooks, but is designed to be used as a practical guide that educates the reader about the many therapeutic options for chronic disease management. Coverage encompasses: The impact that chronic disease has on the quality of life for both the patient and its owner Specific chronic diseases, outlining diagnostics, therapeutics, and quality of life concerns Hospice care and end of life, including client and pet needs, quality of life, cultural sensitivities, dying naturally, euthanasia, and death Chronic Disease Management for Small Animals is an essential reference for recently qualified and seasoned practitioners alike, supporting clinicians in making decisions and communicating with clients regarding long-term care. It is an ideal book for all small animal practitioners and veterinary students.

Joint Disease in the Horse Book
Score: 3
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Joint Disease in the Horse


  • Author : C. Wayne McIlwraith
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-09-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455759699

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Joint Disease in the Horse Excerpt :

Authored by nationally and internationally recognized authorities, this unique, new book offers the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of equine joint diseases. Presents new information on basic joint pathobiology and translates it into practical application for the clinician. Chapters cover current research and recent advances in arthroscopic surgery!

Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice Book

Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice


  • Author : David Prydie
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118661475

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Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice Excerpt :

Practical Physiotherapy for Small AnimalPractice provides a concise and accessible introduction tophysiotherapy that demonstrates its benefits to both veterinarypatients and practitioners. One of the fastest growingspecialties in veterinary medicine, this book will help you tosuccessfully introduce physiotherapy into your practice improvingrehabilitation and recovery of dogs and cats. Key features: Covers an array of different treatments and techniques, such asmanual therapies, therapeutic exercise, electrotherapy, andhydrotherapy Includes practical advice on selecting equipment, examinations,treatment protocols, and charging Offers strategies for introducing physiotherapy into thepractice schedule, including space and staffing requirements Companion website provides over 50 printable client educationhandouts for download

Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats Book

Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats


  • Author : Barbara Bockstahler
  • Publisher : Be Vet Verlag
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Cats
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924100332802

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Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats Excerpt :

Lifelearn announces it has obtained exclusive North American distribution rights for BE Vet Verlag's new veterinary publication entitled Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs & Cats. The book covers all topics relevant to physiotherapy including goals of physiotherapy, physiology/pathology, pain, physiotherapeutic examination, methods of physiotherapy, and indications (frequent orthopedic and neurological problems and their physiotherapeutic management). Also included is a 45 minute tutorial video DVD which explains in detail and slow motion every exercise and technique described in the book.

The Pet Lover s Guide to Canine Arthritis   Joint Problems Book

The Pet Lover s Guide to Canine Arthritis Joint Problems


  • Author : Kurt Schulz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416026143

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The Pet Lover s Guide to Canine Arthritis Joint Problems Excerpt :

Covering the most common joint disease in dogs, including osteoarthritis, this handbook explains treatment options, including nutrition and weight management, exercise, physical therapy, medications and other supplements, surgical interventions, and alternative therapies (acupuncture, chiropractic, and herbal medicine).

Small Animal Orthopedics  Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders Book

Small Animal Orthopedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders


  • Author : Daniel Lewis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482224924

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Small Animal Orthopedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders Excerpt :

The practice of small animal orthopedics has advanced considerably in the 15 years since the publication of the first edition of Self-Assessment Color Review of Small Animal Orthopedics. Diagnostic procedures, instrumentation, implant systems, and surgical techniques have evolved and progressed considerably. This second edition of a trusted text keeps pace with the rapidly expanding practice of small animal orthopedics while embracing the developing fields of canine sports medicine and rehabilitative medicine. The newly titled Small Animal Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Self-Assessment Color Review, 2nd Edition is designed to facilitate active learning through a new selection of clinical case scenarios along with integrated questions and answers that help readers develop sound decision-making skills. This illustrative, self-directed educational tool disseminates essential information to veterinary students, interns, and residents in training as well as small animal practitioners with specific interests in orthopedics, canine sports medicine, and rehabilitative medicine. In response to feedback provided by readers of the original text, references have been provided for each question, allowing readers the opportunity to delve more deeply into the topic of focus. The book includes contributions from an international group of clinicians and investigators. Orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, internists, pathologists, neurologists, and anesthetists as well as veterinarians engaged in rehabilitative medicine have provided their diverse expertise and experience to make this text a comprehensive review of the expanding fields relating to small animal orthopedics.