Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

2nd Edition

Authors: Darryl Millis David Levine
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437703092
eBook ISBN: 9781455775804
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th October 2013
Page Count: 784

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction to Physical Rehabilitation

  1. History of Canine Physical Rehabilitation
  2. Regulatory and Practice Issues for the Veterinary and Physical Therapy Professions
  3. Conceptual Overview of Physical Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, and Canine Rehabilitation
  4. Section II: Basic Science of Veterinary Rehabilitation

  5. Canine Behavior
  6. Canine Anatomy
  7. Tissue Healing: Tendons, Ligaments, Bone, Muscles, and Cartilage
  8. Responses of Musculoskeletal Tissues to Disuse and Remobilization
  9. Exercise Physiology
  10. Exercise Physiology of the Canine Athlete – NEW!
  11. Section III: Patient Assessment and Management

  12. Orthopedic and Neurologic Examination
  13. Canine Locomotion Analysis
  14. The Physical Rehabilitation Evaluation – NEW!
  15. Assessing and Measuring Outcomes
  16. Rehabilitating the Painful Patient: Pain Management in Physical Rehabilitation – NEW!
  17. The Role of Chondroprotectants, Nutraceuticals, and Nutrition in Rehabilitation Nursing Care of the Rehabilitation Patient – NEW!
  18. Nursing Care of the Rehabilitation Patient – NEW!
  19. Devices for Ambulation Assistance in Companion Animals – NEW!
  20. Section IV: Therapeutic Modalities

  21. Superficial Thermal Modalities
  22. Therapeutic Ultrasound
  23. Electrical Stimulation – NEW!
  24. Therapeutic Lasers in Canine Rehabilitation – NEW!
  25. Applications of Extracorporeal Shock Wave in Small Animal Practice – NEW!

Description

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

Key Features

  • 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.

Details

No. of pages:
784
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455775804
eBook ISBN:
9781455775781
eBook ISBN:
9781437706482
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437703092

About the Authors

Darryl Millis Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

David Levine Author

Affiliations and Expertise

UC Foundation Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, Professor and Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Therapy