- Be the best pet parent possible by learning to get physical through physio to strengthen muscles and joints so your pet can be as active as possible for as long as possible
- Find a fun and holistic approach to improving your pet's well-being following illness, injury, genetic problems or because of old age
- Learn at your own pace with practical experience via our easy-to-use platform suitable for all devices
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- Fully accredited by ICOES
- Free PDF Certificate
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- 50 online study hours
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
- 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
HOW IT WILL HELP YOU
- 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.
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
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OUR COURSES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY PURR-FESSIONALS
Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS
Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice.
As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet.
She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school.
She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK.
Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.
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Follow the easy registration process to enrol in your course today.
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