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Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs & Cats

Item Number: VLLB003
Price: $119.00

A practical reference guide for practitioners, technicians and students.

  • Detailed treatment plans for all indications
  • Written almost entirely in point form
  • 301 pages PLUS 45 minute DVD showing techniques & procedures
  • 402 full color photos and illustrations
  • 195 tables and charts

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.

Contents Include:

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction to Small Animal Physiotherapy
  • Chapter 2 - Basic Concepts of Physical Therapy
  • Chapter 3 - Pathophysiology of Pain
  • Chapter 4 - Examination of the Physical Therapy Patient
  • Chapter 5 - Physiotherapy - What and How
  • Chapter 6 - Indications, Classification according to location
  • Chapter 7 - Economic Aspects of Physical Therapy

Contents of the DVD:

  • Physiotherapeutic examination
  • Massage
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
  • Underwater Treadmill
Lifelearn's practice license allows all team members to use the program and collect CE.
© 2004, 301pp, 4c photographs and illustrations, tables and charts, DVD with videos, paperback

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