British Veterinary Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Association (BVRSMA) CPD Day ‘Fit to Fly’: The Canine Athlete

Date: 
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 08:30
Price: 
£80 for BVRSMA members, £100 for non-members
Length: 
Day
Venue: 
Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 2AB

With the increasing popularity of canine sports including agility, this will be a relevant and interesting day. Topics to be discussed include:

- How abnormal movement patterns can predispose athletes to lameness

- Common injuries and the latest developments in treatment: an orthopaedic surgeon’s view

- Injury prevention and factors leading to injury

- Teamwork between dogs and handlers

- What vets in practice need to know

Don’t forget our AGM starts at 4pm! New members very welcome! 

 

Open to: Vets, ACPAT Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapists and Vet Nurses in practice

 

Speakers:

Pilar Lafuente DVM PhD DACVS-SA DACVSMR CCRT FHEA MRCVS, Orthopaedics lecturer, Royal Veterinary College

Lowri Davies BVSc Dip ACVSMR MRCVS, The SMART Clinic, Cardiff and Swansea

Sonya Nightingale MCSP ACPAT Cat ‘A’, Olympic Physiotherapist, Highworth Physiotherapy Clinic

Tracy Carter DVM BSc MRCVS, The SMART Clinic, Cardiff and Swansea