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Animal Physical Therapy

$ 119

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  • Recommended by 95% of Students
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  • 5664 Students Enrolled
  • 30 Study Hours
  • 45 Days to complete the course

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Find fun and safe exercises for increased quality of life and movement for happy, healthy pets


  • Master different techniques to manipulate muscle to nurse your pet back to health
  • Learn new ways to take care of your pets to keep them happy and healthy for as long as possible
  • Understand anatomy and ways to keep limbs and muscles working to the best of their ability
  • Feel more confident discussing your pet’s needs with a professional veterinarian
  • Know what a veterinary physiotherapist is and how to be referred to one

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • During the 30 hours of accredited study you will learn safe ways to improve mobility in joints such as hips or knees
  • Hands-on experience of massage techniques to help your pet relax while building up muscle strength - and he'll love you for it!
  • To be a better pet parent by broadening your knowledge base of animal care and anatomy
  • Animal physio and massage will help older animals with creaky joints; pedigrees with genetic problems in their hips or legs; muscles mend following a nasty injury or surgery
  • Pet parents can learn about the right techniques and supplements to ensure their furball lives life to the max
  • Anyone wanting to broaden their knowledge to provide the best possible care for animals
  • Look after your pet the best you can when it becomes older or is recovering from an injury
  • Your pet will have great fun with the exercises and physio which will help you build a stronger bond
  • Get up-to-the minute advice from veterinarians on how to provide quality care for animals

Disclaimer: This course is intended to be a short introduction to animal physical therapy and is designed to help pet owners improve the quality of their pets' lives. It is not a professional qualification and is not intended to replace professional qualification for physical therapists. The course will not prepare students to treat any serious veterinary conditions. Completion of the course does not imply membership of any professional body nor does it entitle students to use the title Animal Physical Therapist.

HOW DOES IT WORK

  • Once you sign up for the course you will have 12 months to activate it. Once activated, you have 45 days to learn about different physical therapy techniques and put them into practice.
  • The course will only take about 30 hours to complete with helpful advice on animal anatomy and how physiotherapy can help ageing or injured muscles and joints.
  • You can set your own pace of study because it is completely online and available on any device. You can study anytime, anywhere so there's no pressure. These are some of the reasons that Holly and Hugo are the perfect partners for busy people.
  • At the end of each module is an exam to pass to make sure you have fully taken in each stage. These modules are easy to understand and, therefore, easy to remember. You can revisit the material for a refresher if you want to look something up.
  • Once the course is completed, all modules saved and exams passed you will be able to download your pdf certificate.

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET DURING THE COURSE?

  • Our courses are designed to be easy to use without the need to download material. Should you need any assistance, we have a help centre available in your student area 24/7 or you can contact our awesome Customer Support team during the working hours. We're just a phone call or email away.
  • From time to time, we also organize live webinars with a vet which you can join in and have any queries or questions professionally answered to help you enjoy a better understanding of animals. 
  • Holly and Hugo is a professional company with an international team of experts, including veterinary surgeons, compiling the courses. The main veterinarians involved in our courses are Pippa Elliott BVMS MRCVS who graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK, and has 27 years' experience and Deborah Shore DVM, who graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • You will be getting up-to-date information from experienced professionals so you can be confident the advice is credible.
  • In return for your dedication, you can receive a certificate of study.
  • Holly & Hugo courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, (www.icoes.org) , assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education.
  • We are also a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service. Our CPD accredited courses will count towards your CPD hour records. Through Continuing Professional Development (CPD/CE), individuals show their commitment to gain new skills to contribute to their personal and professional development, improve their job prospects, enhance and evolve in their career.
Module 1: Introduction
  • 1.1 Benefits of physiotherapy
  • 1.2 Aims of this course
  • 1.3 Disclaimers and contra-indications to home physio
  • 1.4 What you’ll learn
  • 1.5 Case studies
Module 2: Physiotherapy
  • 2.1 Tissue response to injury
  • 2.2 Reasons to use physiotherapy
  • 2.3 Types of therapy
  • 2.4 Therapy which can be done at home
Module 3: Anatomy For Physiotherapy
  • 3.1 Why learn anatomy for physiotherapy?
  • 3.2 Instructional words
  • 3.3 The name of things
  • 3.4 Fore-limp
  • 3.5 Hind-limp
  • 3.6 Head and neck
  • 3.7 Back
Module 4: Physio And Your Pet – Assessment
  • 4.1 Principles of Physiology
  • 4.2 Arthritis
  • 4.3 Conditioning after surgical rest
  • 4.4 Elbow problems
  • 4.5 General stiffness
  • 4.6 Hip dysplasia
  • 4.7 Knee problems
  • 4.8 Neck and back problems
  • 4.9 Sore muscles
  • 4.10 Older pets
Module 5: Physio And Your Pet – Action
  • 5.1 Massage
  • 5.2 Joint Movements
  • 5.3 Therapeutic exercise
  • 5.4 Heat Therapy
Module 6: The Bigger Picture
  • 6.1 Assistive devices
  • 6.2 Nutritional supplements
  • 6.3 Pain relief
  • 6.4 Partnership with veterinary professional

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

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Step 4

Certification

Once you have completed your course, you will automatically receive your certification. Well done, the last step to your amazing achievement!

Module 1: Introduction
  • 1.1 Benefits of physiotherapy
  • 1.2 Aims of this course
  • 1.3 Disclaimers and contra-indications to home physio
  • 1.4 What you’ll learn
  • 1.5 Case studies
Module 2: Physiotherapy
  • 2.1 Tissue response to injury
  • 2.2 Reasons to use physiotherapy
  • 2.3 Types of therapy
  • 2.4 Therapy which can be done at home
Module 3: Anatomy For Physiotherapy
  • 3.1 Why learn anatomy for physiotherapy?
  • 3.2 Instructional words
  • 3.3 The name of things
  • 3.4 Fore-limp
  • 3.5 Hind-limp
  • 3.6 Head and neck
  • 3.7 Back
Module 4: Physio And Your Pet – Assessment
  • 4.1 Principles of Physiology
  • 4.2 Arthritis
  • 4.3 Conditioning after surgical rest
  • 4.4 Elbow problems
  • 4.5 General stiffness
  • 4.6 Hip dysplasia
  • 4.7 Knee problems
  • 4.8 Neck and back problems
  • 4.9 Sore muscles
  • 4.10 Older pets
Module 5: Physio And Your Pet – Action
  • 5.1 Massage
  • 5.2 Joint Movements
  • 5.3 Therapeutic exercise
  • 5.4 Heat Therapy
Module 6: The Bigger Picture
  • 6.1 Assistive devices
  • 6.2 Nutritional supplements
  • 6.3 Pain relief
  • 6.4 Partnership with veterinary professional

$ 119

SIGN UP NOW!
  • Holly and Hugo by ICOES
  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 95% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 5664 Students Enrolled
  • 30 Study Hours
  • 45 Days to complete the course
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