1 What is a Canine Athlete?
2 Locomotion and Athletic Performance
3 Musculoskeletal Structure and Physiology
4 The Role of Nutrition in Canine Performance and Rehabilitation
5 Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation
6 Manual Therapy
7 Rehabilitation Physical Modalities
8 Therapeutic Exercise
9 Aquatic Therapy
10 Conditioning and Retraining the Canine Athlete
11 Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics
12 Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment
13 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Options for Orthopedic Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb
14 Disorders of the Canine Pelvic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment
15 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Options for Orthopedic Disorders of the Canine Pelvic Limb
16 Biological Therapies in Canine Sports Medicine
17 Diagnosis of and Treatment Options for Disorders of the Canine Spine
18 Rehabilitation for Geriatric Canine Patients
19 The Prevention and Management of Pain in Canine Patients
20 Imaging in Canine Sports Medicine
21 Conditions and Rehabilitation of the Working Dog
22 The Role of Acupuncture and Manipulative Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation
23 The Business of Canine Rehabilitation
Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Second Edition offers a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of this gold standard reference for all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation, encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches.
• Presents current, state-of-the-art information on sports medicine and rehabilitation in dogs
• Offers perspectives from an international list of expert authors
• Covers all topics related to veterinary care of the canine athlete and all active dogs
• Includes illustrations and photographs throughout to demonstrate key concepts
• Provides clinical cases that set the information in context
• Chris Zink, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVP, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, CCRT, CVSMT, CVA, is the CEO of Canine Sports Productions, teaches canine rehabilitation and sports medicine to rehabilitation professionals internationally, and designs individualized rehabilitation programs for canine athletes.
• Janet B. Van Dyke, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, CCRT, is past-president of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians and CEO and founder of the Canine Rehabilitation Institute, a global continuing education provider, where she teaches anatomy, biomechanics, and surgical pathology to canine rehabilitation professionals.