Rear limb Surgeries

26 Aug 2014
Ditto re: rear limb surgeries!
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Spinal Surgeries

26 Aug 2014
And lastly, we have Spinal Surgeries!
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Veterinary Surgeries handout

26 Aug 2014
Handouts for the Veterinary Surgeries videos.
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Video: Assessing for Medial Shoulder Instability

25 Aug 2014
Medial shoulder instability is such a common problem, but far too often it's not diagnosed. This video will give you tips for assessing for this condition
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Video: Bandaging for Medial Shoulder Instability

25 Aug 2014
Here is a bandaging technique you can try in order to help your dogs with medial shoulder instability. This technique can be the treatment itself, can help you with your diagnosis (if it helps), can lead you down the path to deciding whether you need the more rigid hobbles or surgery, and/or be a short term measure if the dog is awaiting surgery or full hobbles.
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Video: The Thoracic Disc

25 Aug 2014
I find far more of these thoracic discs than I was ever taught or have read to be possible. Start looking for them and you just might find more as well!
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Video: Elbow Mobilizations

25 Aug 2014
This video shows you the options for mobilizing the elbow.
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Video: Magnesium & Chronic Pain

25 Aug 2014
This video is a synopsis of my favourite lecture from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association I attended in June (2014). The connection between Magnesium & Chronic Pain. Listen, learn, & feel better yourself!
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Video: A TMJ Case Study

25 Aug 2014
A case study using my dog - just a few days after her dental (with teeth extractions).
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Newsletters: Jan-Feb 2014

25 Aug 2014
Cruciate reviews - TTA surgeries and more!
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Newsletters: March-April 2013

25 Aug 2014
A super-useful newsletter dedicated to IVDD (and related articles) in the literature... and of course, MY take on the ’clinical relevance’ of each! Enjoy!
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Newsletters: March - April 2012

25 Aug 2014
Calcaneal tendon tears in dogs - research reviews
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Audio: Business & Marketing - The Importance of a Blog

25 Aug 2014
The title really is rather self-explanatory… why you should have a blog! Listen in!
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Audio: Preventing Hip Dysplasia

25 Aug 2014
If it were as simple as genetics, then we'd have found the gene for hip dysplasia. Yes, we can map the genomes… but it's not quite the same. If it were as simple as genetics, then why can hip dysplasia just be unilateral? THOSE are the cases that I think we can prevent… with a different focus on what MIGHT be an underlying cause. It's worth listening to anyways!
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Article: Geriatric Wobblers and Physiotherapy Management

25 Aug 2014
Evidence-based rationale for physiotherapy management of caudal cervical spondylomyelopathy in geriatric dogs. Presented at the VEPRA Conference in Italy 2013.
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Article: Stretching and Injury Prevention in Dogs

25 Aug 2014
Don't let the title fool you. Have a read to learn when stretching is and ISN'T effective. You might be surprised!
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Article: Productivity Planner

25 Aug 2014
Need to organize your self to get more done in a day. Use this tool to help you focus and get more done!
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Video Training 85: Products - Canine Rehab Systems

24 Aug 2014
This video that explores some of the products created by Canine Rehab Systems. See what's out there to purchase or get creative with! therapy equipment.
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Video Training 84: Veterinary surgeries & a PT perspective - Part 1

17 Aug 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the joints of the forelimbs and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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Video Training 83: Basic treatment of the lumbar spine

10 Aug 2014
So you found the lumbar spine dysfunction… now you need to fix it!
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Video Training 82: Basic assessment of the lumbar spine

03 Aug 2014
Here is another 'must-know' topic… assessing for lumbar spine dysfunctions!
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Video Training 81: Increase weight bearing

27 Jul 2014
Tricking a dog to do its own exercises may be the easiest therapy… and making it simple for the owners (i.e. going for a walk) is an good way to guarantee home exercise compliance. Try one of these 'gait-alterting' tips on your next weight bearing lameness case!
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Video Training 80: Goniometry… every joint!

20 Jul 2014
This is a video by special request… using that darn goniometer!
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2014 July-Aug: Volume 3, Issue 4

13 Jul 2014
This is a really special newsletter dedicated to Failures. I hope you find some some time to read and be introspective about your own failures and successes. Enjoy!
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Video Training 79: Magnesium & Chronic Pain

06 Jul 2014
This video is a synopsis of my favourite lecture from the conference I attended last month. The connection between Magnesium & Chronic Pain. Listen, learn, & feel better yourself!
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Video Training 73: MTrP Mini Course - Part 3

03 Jul 2014
This is a 'large' video… so you may need to let it download for a few minutes before you can watch it in it's entirety (without buffering). Click play, wait a couple of seconds, then click pause… then walk away for a few minutes, and come back to watch it! myofascial trigger points, myofascia. fascia. muscle.
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Video Training 74: MTrP Mini Course - Part 4

03 Jul 2014
Bonus Video… Needling trapezius and scapular muscles on yourself, and my favourite manual non-needling technique to use on dogs. myofascial trigger points. myofascia. fascia. muscle.
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2014 May-June: Volume 3, Issue 3

03 Jul 2014
Manual therapy is a cornerstone in comprehensive physiotherapy and rehabilitation care. This newsletter contains tidbits of useful information from member submissions! Enjoy!
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Preventing Hip Dysplasia

03 Jul 2014
I think there are some non-congentital form of hip dysplasia that could be prevented, and that we could optimize hip function in others! Listen in on this audio to learn more!
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Video Training 75: Puppy Assessment 2

03 Jul 2014
Real time, real life puppy assessment...
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Video Training 76: A TMJ Case Study

03 Jul 2014
A case study using my dog - just a few days after her dental (with teeth extractions). temporomandibular. jaw.
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Video Training 77: OCD lesions Part 1

03 Jul 2014
A riveting and suspenseful video… looking at the background into Osteochondritis Dessicans lesions. Part One. OCD. Osteochondrosis.
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Video Training 78: OCD lesions Part 2

03 Jul 2014
Part two… the part you've been waiting for… treatment options for OCD lesions. osteochondritis. osteochondrosis. dissecans.
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Business & Marketing - Part 11 - Interviewing for hiring

03 Jul 2014
Do you need to hire staff? Want some tips for interviewing to save you time and help you find the right person… this will help. Do you need to find a different job and will need to be going to interviews? Then this will help you know what the person on the other side of the desk is looking for!
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Video Training 72: MTrP Mini Course - Part 2

27 Apr 2014
Part 2 - MTrP in a Dog & Dry Needling Technique...
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WEBINAR - The Canine Agility Athlete

27 Apr 2014

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ARD Agility Athlete HANDOUT

24 Apr 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 1

20 Apr 2014
Handout 1 that goes with the MTrP Mini Course Part 1
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MTrP Mini Course - Bonus Video

20 Apr 2014
Bonus Video… Needling trapezius and scapular muscles on yourself, and my favourite manual non-needling technique to use on dogs.
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Video Training 71: MTrP Mini Course Part 1

20 Apr 2014
Part 1 - Myofascial Trigger Points: Background, aetiology, pathology, & diagnosis by palpation. Check out the Articles section - under Myofascial Lesions to find the handout that goes with this video.
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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 1

19 Apr 2014
Part 1 Handout
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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 2

19 Apr 2014
Part 3 Handout
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Return to Sport

13 Apr 2014
Looking at research, what have we learned about return to sport (and incidence of re-injury) in human athletes? And what do we know about canine agility athlete injuries?
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Video Training 70: Rib Joint Treatments

06 Apr 2014
Last week you found the rib problems. This week you learn how to fix them!
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MTrP Mini Course - Part 3

31 Mar 2014
This is a 'large' video… so you may need to let it download for a few minutes before you can watch it in it's entirety (without buffering). Click play, wait a couple of seconds, then click pause… then walk away for a few minutes, and come back to watch it!
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MTrP Mini Course - Part 1

30 Mar 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Part 2

30 Mar 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Overview Paper

30 Mar 2014
A nice review paper regarding myofascial pain syndrome.
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Video Training 69: Rib Assessment

30 Mar 2014
A nice short video for a change… This one on Assessment of Rib Joint Dysfunction… and until we get to the treatment portion, just know that you can use the same techniques for treatment too!
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Video Training 68: Thoracic Spine Manual Therapy Basics

23 Mar 2014
Here are the basic assessment / treatment techniques that can be utilized for the facet joints in the thoracic spine. If you have not watched the End Feels video… go back and watch that one to help with your manual evaluation of the thoracic spine.
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Video Training 67: Teres Major

16 Mar 2014
All you ever wanted to know about Teres Major!
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Paypal Help

12 Mar 2014

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2014 Mar-Apr: Volume 3, Issue 2

09 Mar 2014
Cruciate reviews - Tightrope, Bone Anchor, & Meniscal viewing
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Business & Marketing - Part 10 - Increasing Revenue

02 Mar 2014
If you want & need greater income, then you need to tap into 5 basic fundamental to make that happen: Increase your leads and convert them to customer, increase the frequency that you see your customers, increase their transaction size, and manage your expenses. Listen in for specifics!!
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Video Training 66: Supraspinatus & Biceps Tendon Lesions

23 Feb 2014
This video specifically covers biceps & supraspinatus tendon lesions - relevant research, how to localize, and what I would do to treat them.
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Video Training 65: Part 2 Tendinopathies

16 Feb 2014
And now learn what you should be doing about tendinopathies… this is a longer video (sorry - and you're welcome).
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Video Training 64: Part 1 Tendinopathies

09 Feb 2014
Get out of the dark on tendinopathy lesions
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Video Training 63: Intestinal Massage

02 Feb 2014
Rolling, rolling, rolling, get those bowels rolling! Rawhide! I know this isn't likely a video you would expect, but believe it or not, I have used this technique on a couple of dogs!
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Business & Marketing - Part 9: Time Management

26 Jan 2014
This topic might not sound 'sexy'… but believe me, it is so extremely important. It's all about time management. Getting stuff done in a day… all of that treating dogs, marketing, living a life, etc! I hope you find it interesting and of use!
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2014 Jan-Feb: Volume 3, Issue 1

19 Jan 2014
Cruciate reviews - TTA surgeries and more!
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Video Training 62: Rehab the Mind - part 2

12 Jan 2014
Canine Dementia - part 2...
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Video Training 61: Rehab the Mind - part 1

05 Jan 2014
Part 1… what you need to know about Canine Dementia.
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Geriatrics: Rehab The Mind - Canine Dementia

05 Jan 2014
Canine Dementia - What you need to know, and how rehab can be part of the therapy for this condition.
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Video Training 60: Iliopsoas… Everything you wanted to know!

22 Dec 2013
Iliopsoas: about the muscle, mechanism of injury, detection, treatment, and more!
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2012 Mar-April: Volume 1, Issue 1

18 Dec 2013
Achilles Tendon Rupture - Identification and more
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Video Training 59: Slipped Hocks

15 Dec 2013
What are 'slipped hocks' and where did this term come from? Watch this video to find out more and what you can or should be doing about it… (And these exercises work for any occasion that you might want to strengthen the gastrocs as well)
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Business & Marketing - Part 8: The importance of a blog

08 Dec 2013
I write many a blog… and have read articles and listened to audios on the topic of blogging for business. Here's a wee compilation of various bits of knowledge I'd like to pass along.
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Video Training 58: Geriatric Wobblers & Physiotherapy Management 2

01 Dec 2013
Part 2...
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Geriatrics: Geriatric Wobblers and Physiotherapy Management

24 Nov 2013
Evidence-based rationale for physiotherapy management of caudal cervical spondylomyelopathy in geriatric dogs.
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Video Training 57: Geriatric Wobblers & Physiotherapy Management 1

24 Nov 2013
Part 1: Evidence based rationale for treatment of caudal cervical spondylomyelopathy in geriatric dogs. See paper from the same talk… found in the Articles section, under the subheading of Geriatrics.
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Video Training 56: Digit Mobilizations

17 Nov 2013
The last of the mobilization videos… mobilization of the digits!
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2013 Nov-Dec: Volume 2, Issue 6

10 Nov 2013
Cruciate deficiency, TPLOs, osteoarthritis, meniscal lesions, tibial translation, treadmill, and more!
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Video Training 55: Tarsal Mobilizations

03 Nov 2013
The name says it all… mobilization options for the canine tarsus!
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Video Training 54: Dad's Nerve Palsy

27 Oct 2013
What does a nerve palsy look like? What should you do? Featuring 'my Dad' in this episode!!
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Business & Marketing - Part 7: Scheduling of follow up appointments

22 Oct 2013
This audio comes about subsequent to a great discussion about frequency of follow up appointments.
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Video Training 53: Stifle Mobilizations

13 Oct 2013
Yep... this one is about mobilizations for the stifle joint!
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Video Training 52: Exercises for the Achilles Tendon

06 Oct 2013
This video shows a series of videos that would be useful for treatment of an achilles tendinopathy.
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Video Training 51: Mobilizing the hip

29 Sep 2013
The next in the mobilization series - mobilization of the coxofemoral joint (aka the hip!)
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Video Training 50: Carpus mobilizations

22 Sep 2013
Mobilization of the carpus (sorry... but I don't have actual carpal BONES)... so grab out your anatomy text book to look at bones as you follow along!!
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Video Training 49: Rear End Awareness Exercises

15 Sep 2013
Ever wonder what sorts of exercises you could prescribe for the dog that just doesn't seem to know where his rear end is? Try some of these!
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The Marketing Manifesto for Canine Rehab Practice WORKBOOK

09 Sep 2013
The ONLY book on the subject of MARKETING in canine physio & rehab!
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Video Training 48: Shoulder Joint Mobilizations

08 Sep 2013
Your options for mobilization of the shoulder
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2013 Sept-Oct: Volume 2, Issue 5

01 Sep 2013
Cruciate deficiency, extracapsular repairs, hamstrings, and some human rehab insight.
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Video Training 47: Elbow Mobilizations

25 Aug 2013
Your options for mobilization of the canine elbow
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Business & Marketing - Part 6: Clinic Confessions... Making Changes

18 Aug 2013
Part 6 Business & Marketing. My own clinic confessions and what you can do when you need to make a change in how you do business!
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Video Training 46: Part 2 - Red Flags & concerns for treating the geriatric patient

11 Aug 2013
Part 2... be aware of these red flags & concerns!
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Video Training 45: Part 1 - Red Flags & concerns for treating the geriatric patient

04 Aug 2013
These concerns & red flags are good for all rehab practitioners to be aware of when treating elderly dog... or any dogs for that matter. Perhaps this is a refresher - or maybe it is new information! Either way - we should all be aware!!
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Video Training 44: Assessing for Elbow Dysplasia

28 Jul 2013
As the title suggests... MANUAL assessment techniques for detecting elbow dysplasia.
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Video Training 43: Splinting BY Dummy!

21 Jul 2013
My very 'dumbed-down' version of splinting... and really, if I can do it, so can you. If anything more complicated than a minor brace / splint is needed, then I refer onwards... AND I APOLOGIZE for this video... it's rated 14A! You'll figure out why - soon into it. Sorry!
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Video Training 42: SDFT vs DDFT lesions

14 Jul 2013
Enjoy this video about differentiating between each type of lesion... DDFT vs SDFT and WHICH is affected and/or the state of healing of each in the case of a repair. Happy watching!
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2013 July-Aug: Volume 2, Issue 4

08 Jul 2013
Part two - a newsletter dedicated to YOU! Great case studies, 'a-ha' moments, and advice for fellow practitioners!
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Video Training 41: Conditioning for the Sporting Dog HANDLER

30 Jun 2013
Yes... you read right... for the HANDLER. This video is one I created several months ago to upload onto my own website for handlers of sporting dogs to help them to help themselves!!! Have a laugh at me... I should reshoot it! Ah well... it'll do for now!
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UWT Exercise Starting, Progress, & Discharge

23 Jun 2013
Hear my thoughts on UWT exercising...
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Video Training 40: Part 2 - An Obesity Program

16 Jun 2013
Part 2: Establishing an Obesity Program
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Video Training 39: Part 1 - An Obesity Program

09 Jun 2013
Part 1: Establishing an Obesity Program
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Differential Diagnoses: Clinical Reasoning Form

02 Jun 2013
Use this form to help guide you in your clinical reasoning when approaching diagnostics. If you get used to 'thinking' this way, it will help you!! I promise!
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Video Training 38: Cupping technique on a dog!

26 May 2013
Cupping on a dog! Oh yeah! Firstly, I shot this as a spur of the moment video with an old camera in the clinic... not HD... not the best quality... but watch anyways! Secondly, the owner has returned since that session, and reported that this dog's swelling was pretty much GONE the next day... Kinda cool!Check out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNg0qQl1q5U to see 'human' videos, and Purchase at: http://www.easterncurrents.ca or Amazon (they have everything!)
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Video Training 37: Bandaging the rear legs for function

19 May 2013
How & why to bandage the rear legs to enhance function.
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2013 May-June: Volume 2, Issue 3

12 May 2013
A newsletter dedicated to YOU! Brilliant insights from fellow canine rehab practitioners in the field!
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Video Training 36: Endfeels

05 May 2013
One of the most important skills in physio/PT assessment & diagnostics is about the END FEEL. Brush up on this concept and skill here!!
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