Practical Physiotherapy for Small Animal Practice provides a concise and accessible introduction to physiotherapy that demonstrates its benefits to both veterinary patients and practitioners. One of the fastest growing specialties in veterinary medicine, this book will help you to successfully introduce physiotherapy into your practice improving rehabilitation and recovery of dogs and cats. Key features: * Covers an array of different treatments and techniques, such as manual therapies, therapeutic exercise, electrotherapy, and hydrotherapy * Includes practical advice on selecting equipment, examinations, treatment protocols, and charging * Offers strategies for introducing physiotherapy into the practice schedule, including space and staffing requirements * Companion website provides over 50 printable client education handouts for download
David Prydie, BVMS, CertSAO, CCRT, MRCVS, is the founder of Physio-vet, a dedicated small animal physiotherapy practice and is one of only a few veterinary surgeons working full time in canine rehabilitation in the UK. He has been a featured speaker on animal rehabilitation and physiotherapy at many national and international conferences. He is especially interested in Sports Medicine (agility, flyball and obedience dogs,) and the management of chronic mobility diseases in dogs such as arthritis and degenerative myelopathy (CDRM.) Isobel Hewitt, BSc(Hons), MSc, is a chartered physiotherapist and a member of the Physio-vet team. She is a category A member of ACPAT (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy).