Learn how to help your pet!

Animal Physical Therapy

Holly and Hugo
Precio Emagister

£ 175 - ($ 4,649) £ 19 - ($ 505)
IVA inc.

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  • Curso
  • Online
  • 30 horas de estudio
  • Duración:
    45 Days
  • Cuándo:
    A definir
  • Campus virtual
  • Envío de materiales didácticos
  • Servicio de consultas

This course is written for the owner of a pet with mobility issues, such as arthritis or those recovering from injury. Learn how physiotherapy benefits the body, what’s appropriate for your pet (in conjunction with your vet’s advice), and practical ways to help the pet without drugs. You’ll learn about important anatomical landmarks, the benefit of different types of physiotherapy, and simple exercises to try at home. The content includes practical advice on pet massage, therapeutic exercise, joint manipulation, and heat therapy.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

The skills you will master with this course include:

- How to improve the mobility of specific joints (such as the elbow, hip, or knee) in a safe and sympathetic way
Reading the signs of pain in cats and dogs
- Learning gentle exercises appropriate for animals with stiff joints due to conditions such as arthritis or an old injury (Working with the co-operation of your vet.)
- Learn specific exercises for specific joints
Hints and tips for how to help your older pet moving around the home with more confidence, using ramps and assistive devices.
- How to perform massage techniques on your pet to build muscle strength and help them relax. This includes effleurage, kneading, percussion, and also passive movement exercises
Knowing when physiotherapy could help your pet and recognizing when to avoid it
- Learn easy and enjoyable exercises you can do at home to build your pet’s strength whilst having fun together
- Know how to use heat therapy to relieve the nagging pain of a sore joint
- Understand which nutritional supplements are most beneficial to your pet
- Have an improved knowledge of dog anatomy
- Know how and when to get your pet referred to a veterinary physiotherapist

¿Esta formación es para mí?

All audiences.

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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Animal Care

Programa académico

Learn all about physiotherapy, types & methods, and how it can help your pet.

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"