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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
The Clinical Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Service focusses heavily on mobility and function and sees a variety of patients including primary lameness workups, post-surgical rehabilitation, sport dog conditioning, and geriatric care. Foundation coursework in both physiology and musculoskeletal anatomy are applied to clinical cases from movement to healing to pain control. Lameness workups include orthopedic and neurological examinations as well as functional assessment, objective gait analysis, and pain scoring. Various modalities including but not limited to water therapy to neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), therapeutic laser, acupuncture, extracorporeal shockwave, therapeutic ultrasound, and regenerative medicine will be introduced and incorporated as indicated. The course will foster a unique clinical thought processes as a physical therapist to identify impairments and functional deficits, allowing for the development of appropriate physiotherapy goals and exercises.
When Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
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