Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs & Cats – Rehabilitation and Pain Management: A Reference Guide with DVD
Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats -Rehabilitation and Pain Management is a practical reference guide that covers all topics relevant to physiotherapy including goals of physiotherapy, physiology & pathology, pain, physiotherapeutic examination, methods of physiotherapy, and indications including frequent orthopedic and neurological problems and their physiotherapeutic management. Detailed treatment plans with technique, procedure and frequency are laid out in point form for all indications. This guide is ideal for practitioners, technicians and students. Also included is a 45 minute tutorial training video on DVD ,which explains in detail and slow motion every exercise and technique described in the book (physiotherapeutic examination, massage, exercise therapy, electrotherapy, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), underwater treadmill).
Paperback: 300 pages
Publisher: BE Vet Verlag; 1 edition (2004)
Language: English, German
Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.6in. x 0.7in.
About the Authors
Barbara Bockstahler, MVM, Dr.med.vet., CCRP
Priv. Doz. Dr. Bockstahler studied Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria. After some years in their own private clinic she built up the Service for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitationat the Clinic for Small Animal Surgery at the Vetmeduni Vienna. In the service small animals (mainly dogs, but also cats and other companion animals) are treated. She is also a member of the Movement Science Group. She has the Austrian degree of a specialized veterinarian for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation and is Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner of the University of Tennessee. She habilitated 2009. In course of here work she published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and hold lectures all around in Europe.
David Levine, PT, PhD, DPT, Diplomate ABPTS, CCRP, Cert. DN
Dr. Levine is a professor and the Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is also an adjunct associate professor at the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine, and an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a co-editor of the books “Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy” and “Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats”. Dr. Levine has also worked in gait analysis since 1990 and is the editor of Whittle’s Gait Analysis.
Darryl Millis, MS, DVM, Diplomate – American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Clinical Interests – General interest is that of small animal orthopedic surgery and physical rehabilitation. Research Interests – Research interests include modulation of bone healing, osteoarthritis, and postoperative physical therapy of orthopedic patients.