Video Training 137: Sensory Integration Cases

17 Jan 2016
Now you have an idea of what Sensory Integration is, here is a video that gives you some case examples. And as my former neurology professor once said, "if these techniques work on a neurologically compromised system, just think how well they might work on a normal nervous system".
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Video Training 136: Sensory Integration Background

10 Jan 2016
Sensory integration is the process of taking in, sorting out, and responding to all of the sensory information in the environment. But what if that system is not functioning properly? Then that is a sensory processing disorder. Okay... so that can happen... Now what? Check here to learn more!
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2016 Jan-Feb: Volume 5, Issue 1

02 Jan 2016
This newsletter is about Stem Cells, and in particular their use in tendinopathies and osteoarthritis. Check it out!
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Video Training 135: Casting for an Orthotic

27 Dec 2015
At our last staff meeting, we did a little casting practice for sending moulds away to the different orthotic companies. Here is a little compilation of the event and our tidbits of wisdom in doing these over the years. Bracing. Orthosis. Brace. Splint. Splinting.
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Video Training 134: Post-PRP Rehab Protocol

20 Dec 2015
So, you have a patient coming to you who has just had a PRP injection. What do you do? Here is the best I could come up with for a rehab plan based on the information I could find! Get the written document in the Protocol section in Articles. Platelet-rich plasma.
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Protocol: Post-PRP Injection Rehab

20 Dec 2015
Ideas for what to with with your patient that has had a PRP injection. (Watch the video training 134 to expand upon these ideas.)
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Video Training 133: PRP 101 - the low down

13 Dec 2015
There is a lot of talk about regenerative medicine and the information out there can be a bit confusion or misleading. So this is my review of the most relevant literature. Platelet-rich plasma. PRP.
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Buiness & Marketing - Part 17 - Getting Doctor Referrals

06 Dec 2015
I get this question all the time: How can I get the doctors to refer me more patients? So I did a little research and compiled all of the suggestions. Enjoy the listen and good luck to your practice!
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Video Training 132: Diagnosis of an Achilles Tendon Tear

29 Nov 2015
Thank you to Tania Costa for the creation & inspiration for this video. Ever had a dog come in with a suspected Achilles Tendon strain / tear? Then you need to watch this video to get some back ground information and see a case presentation.
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Video Training 131: Geriatric Weakness & Ataxia

22 Nov 2015
This video stems from a Q & A about what to do and what might be going on with those older dogs with hind end weakness and ataxia.
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Video Training 130: The Back Pain Dance

15 Nov 2015
Human pain management science is leaning heavily towards the neurologic and psychologic components to pain experience. And because of neuroplasticity, we can change our experience of chronic pain. Check out this video (and by the way, it's working great for my back pain dogs)!
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Video Training 129: Treatment plan for Bell's Palsy

08 Nov 2015
Before watching this, you may want to check out the 2015 Nov-Dec FourLeg Newsletter. Lots of great background into in there. Here, I compile some of the info to create a treatment plan for the next dog that walks through your doors with Bell's Palsy!
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2015 Nov-Dec: Volume 4, Issue 6

01 Nov 2015
This newsletter is about Bell's Palsy - a condition that physiotherapy / physical therapy can play a part in treating. Read here to learn about the signs & symptoms, the current thoughts regarding etiology, treatments that are used, recommended, and/or tried for this condition in people and in dogs. Then stay tuned next week for Training Video 129 to put it all together as it would apply to your canine patient with Bell's Palsy! Enjoy!
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Video Training 128: Marketing Part 2

25 Oct 2015
Part 2 of Marketing to attract a target niche. In this video learn about article marketing, direct marketing, word of mouth marketing & purple cow strategies, as well as the concept of creating a funnel and container for your prospects to follow in order to engage with you and eventually do business with you.
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Video Training 127: Marketing Part 1

17 Oct 2015
Being competent and good at what you do is one thing... but you have to get the customers in the door first! Part one of Marketing to attract a target niche will take you through the need for marketing and talk you through tactics versus strategies, and the first few strategies that you might consider implementing into your business.
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Video Training 125: Part 1 Conservative Mgmt Patellar Lux

11 Oct 2015
Part one... because this ended up being another really long video... of Conservative Management of Patellar Luxation. A plan for prevention or treatment of a grade 2 luxation, or any patellar luxation where surgery is not wanted or possible. Might as well have a plan, right? Yes, the audio is 'off' on this, so you'll have to 'read' the parts that you can't hear... sorry in advance. patella, stifle, kneecap, patellofemoral
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Video Training 126: Part 2 Conservative Mgmt Patellar Luxation

11 Oct 2015
Part two... what to do with the Medial Patellar Luxation. Yes, the audio is 'off' on this, so you'll have to 'read' the parts that you can't hear... sorry in advance. patella, stifle, kneecap, patellofemoral
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Conservative Management of Medial Patellar Luxation Protocol

04 Oct 2015
Protocol for Conservative Management of Medial Patellar Luxation. Feel free to print it off on your own letter head (keeping my copyright of course!) :)
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Video Training 124: Patellar Luxation people vs dogs...

13 Sep 2015
Patellar Luxation in people vs in dogs... what we can learn and why things look different between the two species. Preparation & background knowledge in order to come up with a plan for conservative management! patella, stifle, kneecap, patellofemoral
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2015 Sept - Oct: Volume 4, Issue 5

06 Sep 2015
This newsletter is the first part of a 3-part series looking at the creation of a conservative management program for (medial) patellar luxation. So in this newsletter I have compiled the information on human and dog statistics. And training videos 124, 125, & 126 will expand upon the information! Enjoy!
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Video Training 123: Temporary Foot Protection

30 Aug 2015
What to do when the dog is dragging it's foot and you want to protect it and test whether a 'foot-holder-upper-type-bootie' would be of use? Do this!!!!neuro, neurologic, paw, geriatric
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Video Training 122: Step Ups Exercise for rear leg strengthening

23 Aug 2015
Short and sweet, one of my favourite leg building exercises. Check out this little video to learn more about step ups - for quads, glutes, & gastrocs.
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Post-Operative Elbow Protocol

19 Aug 2015
By special request: A protocol for any post-operative elbow surgery. With space at the top of page one for you to print it onto your own letterhead!
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Video Training 121: Things NOT to do!

17 Aug 2015
Based on a question / comment from a member regarding things NOT to do with various cases... I have crafted this video. Topics include: Tendinopathies, Post-Op Cruciates, Facet, Rib, & SIJ manual therapy, IVDD neck, IVDD back, osteoarthritis, post-exercise muscle soreness, and finally ANY injury or Post-Op.
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video Training 120: Adverse Neural Tissue Tension - part 3

09 Aug 2015
This video looks at TREATMENT of the adverse neural tissues... again, play along by trying it on your own nerves - and then grab a dog... but go easy, nerves can be temperamental! Dural mobility & mobilization. nerve glides, nerve gliding, dura, dural tension, nerve flossing
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Video Training 119: Adverse Neural Tissue Tension - part 2

02 Aug 2015
This video now provide the information on how to assess for adverse neural tissue tension - human and canine (play along with your own nerves... just for fun!) Part 2 of 3. Dural mobility & mobilization. nerve glides, nerve gliding, dura, dural tension, nerve flossing
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Video Training 118: Adverse Neural Tissue Tension - part 1

26 Jul 2015
This video provide the background information on the nervous system and why nerves could undergo adverse tension. Part 1 of 3. Dural mobility & mobilization. nerve gliding, nerve glides, dura, dural tension, nerve flossing
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2015 May - June: Volume 4, Issue 3

20 Jul 2015
Just for a change... some equine research that could be applicable to canine rehab: Spinal manual therapy; Allied health therapies; Postural indicators of back pain; PRP in tendons; Regenerative medicine for tendons & ligaments; and some cartoons to keep you entertained!
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2015 July - Aug: Volume 4, Issue 4

20 Jul 2015
All about Elbow Enthesopathy. Say what? This somewhat uncommon condition elbow condition is worth knowing about, because it may actually be happening in a fraction of your elbow lameness patients!! So read, learn, and enjoy! :)
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Video Training 117: Tips & Tricks for Testing Patellar Luxations

12 Jul 2015
Yes, yes... you've all read the books and been shown the basic way for testing for a patellar luxation. But this video gives you some tips and tricks for doing it a bit differently, thinking about muscle pull, testing in standing... commentary on treatment, and more! patella, patellofemoral, kneecap, stifle
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Video Training 116: Syringomyelia & Chiari Malformation

05 Jul 2015
Watch this, learn this, know this! If you are EVER treating (or plan on treating) a small or toy breed dog or a Cavalier... then you really need to watch this! brainstem, neurologic
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Business & Marketing - Part 16 - Sleep your way to success!

29 Jun 2015
Now that I have your attention! This is an interesting audio about the importance of sleep. Yes, I've sort of given away the punchline... but there's plenty of useful info in this audio. You really must check it out!
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Video Training 115: The Unstable SIJ

21 Jun 2015
So we tend to focus on mobilizing the hypo-mobile SIJ... but what about the unstable or hypermobile SIJ? What would you do in this scenario? Have you ever even considered it? Watch this epiphany video for my thoughts!! pelvis, pelvic, sacroiliac, ilium, sacrum
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Video Training 114: Toe Grips vs Booties for Slipping

14 Jun 2015
The next patient walks in and he/she is having troubles with slipping on the hardwood floors. Do you suggest Toe Grips or non-slip booties? Watch this video to help you decide! foot, neurologic, geriatric
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Protocol: Preventing Canine Hip Dysplasia

08 Jun 2015
A protocol to handout to puppy owners for the purpose of preventing canine hip dysplasia (or making an attempt to do so!)
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Shock Wave Newsletter - Part 1

08 Jun 2015
Ever wondered about shock wave therapy? Should you buy one? Are you using yours correctly? What else can you be treating? This issue contains information about what shock wave is... its use on calcific tendon lesions... and even using it for fracture healing! Read up!
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Shock Wave Newsletter - Part 2

08 Jun 2015
Shock wave and The Spine... Osteoarthritis... Neurogenic Hypertonia... Plantar Fasciitis, Other Soft Tissue Tendinopathies... Read up!!
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Video Training 113: Preventing Hip Dysplasia - Part 2

31 May 2015
And when you put all of the information together... here is a plan for preventing canine hip dysplasia.
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Video Training 112: Preventing Hip Dysplasia - Part 1

17 May 2015
I believe that some hip dysplasia cases could be prevented. Watch Part 1 of preventing hip dysplasia to firstly see the rationale for this theory!
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Video Training 111: Old Dog New Assessment

10 May 2015
I am repeatedly asked to video new assessments. This one, the owner thought that the problem was at the hock... I found a problem in the neck. Sometimes that's how it goes!
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Video Training 110: Studying Animal Body Language

26 Apr 2015
My TED-styled talk - "Things I do in my spare time that make me a better physiotherapist".
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Video Training 109: Diaphragm Release Technique

19 Apr 2015
This is a novel manual therapy technique. It has some varied applications... back pain, rib pain, iliopsoas pain, poor topline, and perhaps more! And I think you should try it!! myofascial release, manual therapy
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Video Training 108: Rehab Therapy for Vestibulitis

12 Apr 2015
Once the cause for the vestibulitis is identified & treated... now you want to treat the dizziness in the dog. Watch here to learn more! vestibular, BPPV, geriatric idiopathic vestibulitis, vestibular
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Video Training 107: Canine Vestibulitis

05 Apr 2015
This video talks about vestibulitis: signs, symptoms, causes, treatments... from the veterinary perspective. It covers all things except idiopathic geriatric vestibulitis. vestibular.
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Video Training 106: A new assessment

29 Mar 2015
New Assessment...
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2015 Mar-Apr: Volume 4, Issue 2

22 Mar 2015
READ THIS! Odd and unusual things that, as a rehab practitioner, might cross your doorstep. Arteriothrombosis / Thromboembolism... Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy... Synovial Hemangioma.
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Video Training 105: Physio for Incontinence in Dogs - Part 2

15 Mar 2015
And there was just so much to apply… that this is part 2. Human stuff applied to the incontinent bitch!
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Video Training 104: Physio for Incontinence in Dogs - part 1

08 Mar 2015
Grab a pen and paper... you're going to want to take notes!!! Now watch how you can apply human physio concepts to treating the incontinent (likely female) canine patient! Part 1 (because I had so much to share!)...
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Urinary Incontinence in Women

02 Mar 2015
Last week in Video Training 103 you learned about the Urinary Incontinence in the Bitch. This audio is about the current concepts (including where physiotherapy / PT fits into treatment) for Urinary Incontinence in Women. Tune in to Video Training 104 next week for how to apply human 'incontinence physio' techniques to the female dog!
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Urinary Incontinence in Women

02 Mar 2015
Handout to go with the AUDIO - Urinary Incontinence in Women.
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Urinary Incontinence in the Bitch

02 Mar 2015
Handout to go with Video Training 103 - Urinary Incontinence in the Bitch
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Video Training 103: Urinary Incontinence in the Bitch

22 Feb 2015
Part 1 of 3. This video is about what is currently known and done for urinary incontinence in the female dog. Next week's learning will be an AUDIO file about what is currently known & done for women with urinary incontinence... with a big focus on what physio can do! Incontinent.
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Video Training 102: Handling 101 - Part C

15 Feb 2015
And the last video of this series... some additional handling techniques with dogs that just might want to eat me (in the right situation) and one that actually tries!
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Massage101-Muscle Pain

09 Feb 2015
This is the video I've done as a 'free webinar' to attract clients and get them interested in the Massage 101 Mini-Course series!
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Massage101-Anatomy

09 Feb 2015
This is the pre-video created to educate dog owners on some basic superficial anatomy to help them landmark a few muscles before getting started with massage!
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Massage101-Geriatric Joint & Muscle Assessment

09 Feb 2015
This is just a bonus video. I have it up on my clinic's website for owners.
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Video Training 101 - Handling 101 - Part B

08 Feb 2015
Here are a couple of my less docile patients, and how I handle them in the clinical setting. (Yes… I always have owners present! Yes, they help to hold their own dogs.)
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Massage101-Anatomy Handout

06 Feb 2015
The anatomy pictures used in the video - as part of the Owners version of Massage 101 (How to Massage Your Own Dog).
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Video Training 100: Handling 101 - Part A

01 Feb 2015
The thought processing behind handling dogs... let me rephrase that to MY thought processing behind handling dogs so that you can do rehab with them!!
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2015 Jan-Feb: Volume 4, Issue 1-B

25 Jan 2015
Shock wave and The Spine... Osteoarthritis... Neurogenic Hypertonia... Plantar Fasciitis, Other Soft Tissue Tendinopathies... Read up!!
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2015 Jan-Feb: Volume 4, Issue 1-A

19 Jan 2015
Ever wondered about shock wave therapy? Should you buy one? Are you using yours correctly? What else can you be treating? This issue contains information about what shock wave is... its use on calcific tendon lesions... and even using it for fracture healing! Read up!
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Video Training 99: Hairy Feet & Toe Nails

11 Jan 2015
Perhaps the simplest things you can do to help with function... especially in your old dog or neurologic dog... Check this out! geriatric, paw
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Business & Marketing - Part 14 - Intention-based value living

04 Jan 2015
Are you tired of conventional goal setting and making tired old New Year's resolutions? Then this is for you! Listen in to learn about Intension-based value living ( worthy of 36 minutes of your time). And check out the blog that highlights this topic (Jan 5, 2015) and print off the worksheets in the Business of Canine Rehab section in Articles area.
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Intention-based value living

04 Jan 2015
These worksheets go with the Business & Marketing Audio #14 as well as the blog of Jan 5th, 2015.
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Productivity Manager

04 Jan 2015
A way to manage your daily 'to-do' list. Originally posted July 2012, in conjunction with Video Training #6.
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Video Training 98: Part 5 - Massage 101

28 Dec 2014
The final video. In this video you will learn how to perform (and teach) a therapeutic massage and a sports massage! Congratulations on making it through the entire series of videos!!
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Part 4 & 5 - Massage 101 Handout

21 Dec 2014

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Video Training 97: Part 4 - Massage 101

21 Dec 2014
And now the massage routines. In this video you will learn how to perform (and teach) a diagnostic massage routine and a relaxation massage routine! Enjoy!!
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Video Training 96: Part 3 - Massage 101

14 Dec 2014
In this video, finally... learn the different massage techniques!!!
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Part 3 - Massage 101 Handout

14 Dec 2014

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Part 2 - Massage 101 Handout

07 Dec 2014

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Video Training 95: Part 2 - Massage 101

07 Dec 2014
Learn the elements of massage, setting up your session, dog 'signs' and how to determine the health of muscles.
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Video Training 94: Part 1 - Massage 101

30 Nov 2014
Learn massage indications, contradictions & precautions, and preparing your body, breath & mind.
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Part 1 - Massage 101 Handout

30 Nov 2014

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Part 1 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn massage indications, contradictions & precautions, and preparing your body, breath & mind.
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Part 2 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn the elements of massage, setting up your session, dog 'signs' to watch for, and how to determine the 'health' of muscles.
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Part 3 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn massage technique & tips to performing a good massage
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Part 4 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn how to perform (or teach how to perform) a diagnostic massage & a relaxation massage
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Part 5 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn how to perform (or teach how to perform) a therapeutic massage & a sports massage
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Part 1 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Part 2 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Part 3 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Parts 4 & 5 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Video Training 93: Lumbosacral stenosis BACKGROUND

23 Nov 2014
Part 2 lumbosacral disc disease: What you need to know… the background, what's in the literature, traditional treatments, etc.
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Video Training 92: Lumbosacral disc disease TREATMENT

16 Nov 2014
Inspired by a rash of lumbosacral disc patients… here is a treatment session for one of them. Tune in next week for assessment!! BTW the dogs are doing quite well with this regime!
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2014 Nov-Dec: Volume 3, Issue 6

09 Nov 2014
Don't be a VOMIT! (Victim Of Medical Imaging Technology). Human research tells us of the deleterious effects of over reliance of medical imaging technology… and vet medicine is not immune to this issue as well!
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Business & Marketing - Part 13 - Paws Up Fitness

02 Nov 2014
Paws Up Fitness by Canine Rehab Systems - a system you can utilize for teaching classes (for overweight / sedentary / juvenile dogs, or for fitness & conditioning, etc).
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Video Training 91: Glenohumeral hypermobility Part 2

26 Oct 2014
Now… what you're looking for and how you treat. MSI, medial shoulder instability, medial compartment syndrome, shoulder
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Video Training 90: Glenohumeral hypermobility PART 1

19 Oct 2014
I've been seeing these dogs for years now… and they can be managed rather well conservatively. Part 1 is the lecture… MSI, medial shoulder instability, medial compartment syndrome, shoulder
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Video Training 89: Maintenance of the Amputee Patient

13 Oct 2014
Wondering about what to do to care for and manage the dog with an amputation? Question no longer - this video will help you to formulate your maintenance plan!
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Video Training 88: Treadmill & the Neuro Dog

04 Oct 2014
This is a client dog and how I have used the land treadmill to advance his neurological improvement nearly a year after the original injury.
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Thorax: Costovertebral & Costotransverse joints

28 Sep 2014
I'm proud of this one:Edge-Hughes L. Canine thoracic costovertebral and costotransverse joints: Three case reports of dysfunction and manual therapy guidelines for assessment and treatment of these structures. Topics in Compan An Med 29 (2014), 1 - 5.
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Part 1 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
Part 1 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners… (40 minutes)
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Part 2 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
Part 2 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners… (37 minutes)
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Handout - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
The handout for Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners
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Business & Marketing - Part 12 - Interview Philippa Mitchel

21 Sep 2014
Starting a business? Have a new rehab business? Just like hearing things about others in rehab business? Then you will love this audio interview of Philippa Mitchell (BSc. MA(Cantab), MRCVS or Active Pet in England.
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15 most common marketing mistakes in canine rehab practice

17 Sep 2014
Are you doing these things and hindering the success of your marketing & canine rehab practice? Check this out!
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2014 Sept-Oct: Volume 3, Issue 5

14 Sep 2014
Canine athletics in the literature… with a focus on Agility.
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Video Training 87: Veterinary Surgeries & a PT Perspective - Part 3

07 Sep 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the spine and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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Video Training 86: Veterinary Surgeries & a PT Perspective - Part 2

31 Aug 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the joints of the hind limbs and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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