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Therapeutic Exercises

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    Join us in this hour and learn about therapeutic exercise, as part of rehabilitation medicine, in companion animals.

    This discussion will include:

    - When therapeutic exercise should be considered
    - Applications in patients with osteoarthritis, post-injury, pre- or post- surgery, and in working dogs
    - The benefits for improving joint mobility, strengthening, and general conditioning in companion animals
    - Equipment requirements - including flooring type, the use of mats, balls, bands, ramps, mattresses, as well as other modalities
    - Land treadmills - indications and considerations
  • Sponsor: Assisi Animal Health
  • Presenter(s): Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA


Featured Publications


The following journal articles or textbook chapters have been selected as Supplements to this event. You can elect to purchase them as part of a discounted seminar package fee.
Prepaid CE Subscribers will be assessed a supplement fee for articles purchased.

  • Range-of-Motion and Stretching Exercises

    Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (Second Edition), 2014, Chapter 25, Pages 431-446. Authors: Darryl L. Millis, David Levine
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  • Therapeutic Exercises: Joint Motion, Strengthening, Endurance, and Speed Exercises

    Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (Second Edition), 2014, Chapter 30, Pages 506-525. Authors: Darryl L. Millis, Marti Drum, David L...  more
  • Should stress management be part of the clinical care provided to chronically ill dogs?

    Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, Vol 10( 6), November–December 2015, Pages 489-495. Authors: Sandra L. ...  more