Ansi is a Veterinary PT, President of the IAPTAP and Managing Member of PetFit Canine Fitness
Animal Physiotherapy Interest Group of the South African Society of Physiotherapy
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Hind limb lameness is more common in canine patients than forelimb lameness. There are many different causes of lameness, from acute injuries to chronic, degenerative conditions. While dogs of all ages, breeds and sizes can develop hind limb lameness, the prevalence of specific conditions varies across species. This course explores the aetiology of a number of different hind limb conditions, including pelvic fracture, hip dysplasia and cranial cruciate ligament disease, before discussing their overall management.
The aim of this course is to introduce the management of common causes of hind limb lameness in the canine patient.
This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activities
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.