Practical Physiotherapy for Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses

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About the course

About this course

Are you aware of the benefits physiotherapy can offer to your patients in the postoperative period? Do you want to understand the different types of rehabilitation techniques that are available for your patients? Would you like to broaden the services you can offer to your clients?

In this two-day course, delegates will learn the principles of physiotherapy, the different techniques and modalities that can be used in small animals as well as the indications and contraindications of these therapies. We will cover physiotherapeutic modalities such as manual therapies, physical modalities (including laser therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, and TENS) and hydrotherapy.


Why do this course? 

Lectures and practical exercises will help you plan postoperative physiotherapy as well as develop rehabilitation plans for non-surgical conditions.


Course details

Course format: Lectures, case-based discussions and practical sessions
Course length: Two-day
Course fee: Vet and nurse team: £774; Vet only: £625; Nurse only: £199


Emily Cowderoy, BSc PdDVetPhysio VN 
Veterinary Physiotherapist 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Helen Webb, VN 
Senior Veterinary Nurse 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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