Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy - E-Book

Author: Darryl Millis,David Levine

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455775800

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 541

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.
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Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Author: Chris Zink,Janet B. Van Dyke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119380456

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 7818

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
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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals

A Guide for the Consumer

Author: Susan E. Davis

Publisher: Joycare Onsite, LLC

ISBN: 9780989275002

Category: Medical

Page: 286

View: 6671

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals: A Guide for the Consumer is the essential guide to help pet owners navigate the veterinary physical therapy and rehabilitation field throughout the animal's lifespan. It will assist you in: how to find a qualified therapist, what to expect on the initial visit, explaining the process of goal setting and treatment intervention plans. It offers descriptions of physical modalities, therapeutic exercises, and a wide variety of conditions affecting the pet in the areas of orthopedics, neurology, oncology, metabolic illness, and congenital deformities. This book also addresses interesting topics such as aging pets/geriatrics, arthritis, injury prevention, stem cell procedures, reiki, braces and splints, wheeled carts and artificial limbs. Included are numerous patient case studies and anecdotal stories covering over five animal species.
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Physical Therapy and Massage for the Dog

Author: Julia Robertson,Andy Mead

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840766093

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 1319

Interest in canine massage and physical therapy has grown as greater emphasis is placed on the general fitness and agility of dogs, as pets and as sporting animals. In this book the authors are concerned with the prevention, management and treatment of movement and allied disorders. It encompasses detailed assessments, treatment programmes that involve hands-on therapy along with dynamic remedial and strengthening techniques using exercise plans. Following succinct discussion of the relevant canine anatomy and physiology, the authors provide chapters on each of the key topics: movement and muscles; exercise; preparation for sports performance; rehabilitation techniques; massage and physical therapy; and common relevant pathologies affecting dogs. Physical Therapy and Massage for he Dog is of interest to all those involved in canine welfare including veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, therapists, dog owners and dog trainers.
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Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Mary Ellen Goldberg,Julia E. Tomlinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111901736X

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 3901

Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides a comprehensive, illustrated guide to all practical aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses. Provides a comprehensive introduction to physical rehabilitation for veterinary technicians and nurses Offers a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills needed to become a valued member of a veterinary rehabilitation team Features contributions from leading practitioners from across the United States sharing their knowledge and expertise on all aspects of veterinary physical rehabilitation Presents practical tips, tricks and advice to meet common challenges faced by rehabilitation technicians Covers pain management, hands-on therapy, therapeutic exercises, patient motivation, troubleshooting, and more
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Animal Physiotherapy

Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals

Author: Catherine McGowan,Lesley Goff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118852303

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 1330

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
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Essential facts of physiotherapy in dogs and cats

rehabilitation and pain management : a reference guide with DVD

Author: Barbara Bockstahler,David Levine (Ph.D., PT),Darryl L. Millis,Suzyon O'Neal Wandrey

Publisher: Not Avail

ISBN: 9783938274095

Category: Medical

Page: 301

View: 2267

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Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice

Author: David Prydie,Isobel Hewitt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118661478

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 1699

Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice provides a concise and accessible introduction to physiotherapy that demonstrates its benefits to both veterinary patients and practitioners. One of the fastest growing specialties in veterinary medicine, this book will help you to successfully introduce physiotherapy into your practice improving rehabilitation and recovery of dogs and cats. Key features: Covers an array of different treatments and techniques, such as manual therapies, therapeutic exercise, electrotherapy, and hydrotherapy Includes practical advice on selecting equipment, examinations, treatment protocols, and charging Offers strategies for introducing physiotherapy into the practice schedule, including space and staffing requirements Companion website provides over 50 printable client education handouts for download
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Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

Author: James S. Gaynor,William W. Muir III

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323222145

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 514

Trust the Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management, 3rd Edition to help you meet the increasing need for effective pain management in the animals you treat. This user-friendly guide contains the most up-to-date and clinically relevant information on analgesic drugs and managing pain in dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, and rabbits. It specifically covers the areas of pain assessment, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment options, guidelines for managing acute and chronic pain, and unique aspects of pain management. This edition also incorporates expanded information on cats, exotics, the latest drugs, and more to keep you on top of today’s best practices in veterinary pain management. The latest information on complementary and alternative strategies for pain management offers the guidance to help you incorporate non-pharmacologic treatments into their pain management programs. Numerous boxes and tables summarize pharmacologic protocols and clinical applications, with dosages, indications, contraindications, and side effects to provide you with the comprehensive drug information needed to find the most effective and appropriate treatment. User-friendly format helps you quickly and easily find essential information. Case studies illustrating realistic clinical scenarios help you learn how to assess and manage pain in the clinical setting. NEW! Eight new chapters include the latest information on: the human-animal bond local and regional techniques preventive and multimodal analgesia energy modalities acupuncture physical examination with emphasis on isolating and locating pain therapeutic goals pain in laboratory animals NEW! Completely updated drug information, with new agents, doseforms, and routes provides the most current pain management therapies for use in the clinical setting. NEW! Expanded sections on the cat and exotics address the growing popularity of these pets by providing additional species-specific information.
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Documentation for Rehabilitation

A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy

Author: Lori Quinn,James Gordon

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323312330

Category: Communication in medicine

Page: 288

View: 8957

Better patient management starts with better documentation! Documentation for Rehabilitation: A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition shows how to accurately document treatment progress and patient outcomes. Designed for use by rehabilitation professionals, documentation guidelines are easily adaptable to different practice settings and patient populations. Realistic examples and practice exercises reinforce concepts and encourage you to apply what you've learned. Written by expert physical therapy educators Lori Quinn and James Gordon, this book will improve your skills in both documentation and clinical reasoning. A practical framework shows how to organize and structure PT records, making it easier to document functional outcomes in many practice settings, and is based on the International Classification for Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model - the one adopted by the APTA. Coverage of practice settings includes documentation examples in acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, home care, and nursing homes, as well as a separate chapter on documentation in pediatric settings. Guidelines to systematic documentation describe how to identify, record, measure, and evaluate treatment and therapies - especially important when insurance companies require evidence of functional progress in order to provide reimbursement. Workbook/textbook format uses examples and exercises in each chapter to reinforce your understanding of concepts. NEW Standardized Outcome Measures chapter leads to better care and patient management by helping you select the right outcome measures for use in evaluations, re-evaluations, and discharge summaries. UPDATED content is based on data from current research, federal policies and APTA guidelines, including incorporation of new terminology from the Guide to Physical Therapist 3.0 and ICD-10 coding. EXPANDED number of case examples covers an even broader range of clinical practice areas.
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Swim to Recovery

Canine Hydrotherapy Healing

Author: Emily Wong

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 184584341X

Category: Pets

Page: 128

View: 8917

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.
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Physical Therapy of the Shoulder - E-Book

Author: Robert A. Donatelli

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715311

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 5208

The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures. State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders. The integration of practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, demonstrates APTA guidelines for managing shoulder disorders. Case studies in each clinical chapter show the management of real-life situations. Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises. Updated neurology and surgery sections provide the most current, evidence-based practice parameters. New case studies are added to show the clinical application of therapy principles. Video clips on the companion Evolve website demonstrate additional techniques, exercises, and tests.
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Canine Cross Training

Building Balance, Strength and Endurance in Your Dog

Author: Sasha Foster

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617811254

Category: Dogs

Page: 135

View: 6710

What are the four conditioning components of top athletes? Most physical therapists agree that they include balance, strength, endurance and flexibility. The same characteristics apply to canine athletes as well and form the basis of this new book by Sasha Foster, co-author of the award winning The Healthy Way to Stretch Your Dog. When the four conditioning components are executed in a systematic approach using the key exercise principles of frequency, intensity and duration, you can train your dog to reach his fullest potential in whatever canine sport or activity you choose to participate in-and help keep him fitter and more injury-free over a longer period of time.
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Gait Analysis

An Introduction

Author: Michael W. Whittle

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483183734

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 431

Gait Analysis: An Introduction focuses on the systematic study of human walking and its contributions in the medical management of diseases affecting the locomotor system. The book first covers normal gait and pathological gait. Discussions focus on common pathologies affecting gait, amputee gait, walking aids, particular gait abnormalities, gait in the elderly and the young, moments of force, energy consumption, gait cycle, muscular activity during gait, and optimization of energy usage. The manuscript then elaborates on the methods of gait analysis, including visual gait analysis, general gait parameters, timing the gait cycle, direct motion measurement systems, electrogoniometers, electromyography, accelerometers, gyroscopes, and force platforms. The publication tackles the applications of gait analysis, as well as clinical gait and scientific gait analysis, normal ranges for gait parameters, conversions between measurement units, and computer program for general gait parameters. The manuscript is a valuable source of data for students of physical therapy, bioengineering, orthopedics, rheumatology, neurology, and rehabilitation.
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McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496407

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

View: 8755

Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.
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Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice,

Author: David Levine

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032334206X

Category: Medical

Page: 233

View: 1822

This issue, assemled by Drs. Levine, Marcellin-Little, and Millis focuses on Rehabilitation in small animals. Topics include: Evidence for rehabilitation and physical therapy, Physical Agent Modalities in physical therapy and rehabilitation, Therapeutic Laser in physical therapy and rehabilitation, Principles and application of Stretching and Range of Motion, Principles and application of therapeutic exercises, Nutritional considerations in Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and physical therapy of the medical and acute care patient, and more!
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Practical Physiotherapy for Veterinary Nurses

Author: Donna Carver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711343

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 4872

Reflecting a rapidly growing area of interest in veterinary practice, this practical, pocket-sized guide to small animal physiotherapy has been designed for quick reference, providing the ideal guide for busy practice veterinary nurses when they really need it. Reflects the need for a text in this rapidly growing area of interest, providing the first on this topic for veterinary nurses Designed in a pocket-sized format so that VNs can carry it around for quick reference The author has ideal experience for this field, having worked as both a veterinary nurse and an animal physiotherapist This book is accompanied by a companion website which contains videos and self-test questions and answers
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Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete

Author: James Rheuben Andrews,Gary L. Harrelson,Kevin E. Wilk

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437724116

Category: Medical

Page: 618

View: 3252

Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete is a medical reference book that equips you to apply today's hottest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation, so you can help your patients return to play as quickly and fully as possible. Send your players back to the field fast with the latest strategies in non-operative sports rehabilitation. Get balanced, dependable guidance on sports rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary author team that contributes perspectives from orthopaedics and sports medicine, athletic training, and physical therapy. Ensure effective treatment planning with a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice. Master the latest with brand-new chapters on Developing Treatment Pathways, Biomechanical Implications in Shoulder and Knee Rehabilitation, Temporomandibular Rehabilitation, Thigh Rehabilitation, Gait Assessment, Functional Movement Assessment, and Plyometric Training Drills. Access the fully searchable text, downloadable image bank, and 9 online-only appendices at www.expertconsult.com. Andrews provides evidence-based guidance for sports medicine rehabilitation.
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Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Author: Ellen A. Hillegass

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 868

View: 7279

The second edition of this text takes readers through the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the cardiac and pulmonary systems, and covers assessment and treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders. It features new chapters on cardiac pulmonary transplantation and acute care. Certified clinical specialists have collaborated to create this reference source.
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Canine Massage

A Complete Reference Manual

Author: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242085

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 186

View: 9679

Use massage to help your dog relax, to condition the canine athlete, to assist in recovery from injuries or to ease chronic pain. Learn the techniques of a recognized expert in the field so that you can bring the well-known benefits of massage to your own dog or become a canine massage specialist. New edition includes detailed examinations of muscular stress points, diagnoses and treatments. Excellent source of information on dog anatomy as well.
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