This presentation covers the science behind human physical therapy, and how it can be applied to the veterinary practice. Equipment issues, legal concerns, and available training programs are discussed. Canine sports and their impact on the veterinary rehabilitation practice are described.
Presentation by: Janet Van Dyke, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CEO
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Dr. Janet Van Dyke, a 1981 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine completed her internship and surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 1984. Practicing orthopedics and sports medicine, Dr. Van Dyke saw many canine patients benefit from rehabilitation therapy. In 2002, she founded the Canine Rehabilitation Institute to train and certify veterinarians, physical therapists, veterinary technicians, and physical therapist assistants in canine rehabilitation. Dr. Van Dyke is affiliate faculty at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, lectures internationally and consults regularly with veterinary and physical therapy boards on legislative issues related to veterinary rehabilitation. She has served on the boards of directors of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) and the Veterinary Orthopedic Society (VOS), is Chair of the Residency and Credentials Committee for the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is Immediate Past President of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians.
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