February 28, 2019

As a new graduate attending CPD evenings, I never thought one day I would be standing in front of a room full of vets lecturing to them.

Even when I first opened my practice, it was never a consideration. There can be no question about my passion for our field, Veterina...

February 21, 2019

Is movement asymmetry always an indication of pain?

The equine is a magnificently designed creature, with a locomotor system that is functional, energy efficient, graceful and compatible with human needs.  It is because of its unique, smooth locomotor system that horses...

How do you communicate with your clients?

Facebook, Twitter and other social media play an essential role in our communication with clients, but these platforms change their policies and algorithms almost weekly. With them, we can never be 100% sure that our promotions,...

February 7, 2019

In recent years, the iliopsoas muscle complex has come under scrutiny as the veterinary community has begun to move away from the all-too-common ‘soft tissue injury’ diagnosis and focus on the specific identification and treatment of the anatomical origins of lameness....

January 31, 2019

If you are anything like me, you have a list of things to do and that list never seems to shorten; one never reaches the end of that to-do list!

I try hard not to procrastinate, but I must admit I make excuses to myself as to why certain tasks cannot get done right now,...

January 24, 2019

It is imperative for us to have a thorough working knowledge of how tissues heal, their various timelines for healing, and the differences in how they heal. We’re talking here about muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments and cartilage, all of which heal differently. A thorou...

January 17, 2019

The first missed appointment is the one the client actually misses, and the second is the one that they then re-schedule, thus taking away an appointment that another, possibly new, client could have had. Missed appointments can have a serious impact on your practice.

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January 10, 2019

We know that phantom limb pain occurs in people, but we don’t know how often it occurs in dogs, and how much of a problem it may pose for them. In anticipation of our Webinar with Marinette Teeling on Rehab of the Canine Amputee, I decided to do a little exploratory re...

December 18, 2018

Veterinary rehabilitation is an incredibly rewarding field, but it can also be pretty frustrating. Sometimes our patients just don’t seem to improve, or they get worse, and we cannot figure out why. It helps to have a “route map” that can pinpoint the common weaknesses...

November 29, 2018

With the holiday season almost upon us, we’re all looking forward to a time of rest and regeneration. We want to enter 2019 ready to run; full of new plans and ideas, renewed vigor to do better, and sufficient stores of patience and goodwill to see us through the year....

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