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Managing Disorders of the Canine Front Limb

Online Course: Managing Disorders of the Canine Front Limb

Enhance the outcomes of your canine patients who present with forelimb lameness

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Course instructor:

Ansi van der Walt

Ansi is a Veterinary PT, President of the IAPTAP and Managing Member of PetFit Canine Fitness

2.5-3 hours

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Canine patients are prone to several structural and functional pathologies of the front limb, including both developmental and acquired conditions. These dysfunctions can have a significant impact on a dog’s ability to lead a pain-free life. This course discusses the relevant anatomy and pathophysiology of front limb problems that are regularly encountered in canine practice, before exploring their diagnosis and management.


The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage pain and dysfunction of the canine front limb.


This course is made up of videos, readings, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Reading activities
  2. Videos
  3. Reading activities
  4. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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