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Animal Physiotherapy (VetPhysioLife)

Feb 13, 2018

Kim is Chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT). They recently had their annual conference and general meeting. In this episode, we start by discussing what was covered. This leads Kim on to telling us about kinematics, kinetics and force plate analysis.

We then discuss a couple...

Feb 2, 2018

In this episode, we catch up on some of Kim's regular patients including the Coton de Tulear who needs bribing to go down the stairs, the Pug who is a bit wobblier than usual, and the Tibetan Spaniel who needs to spend time on a wobble cushion.

We also talk about how good most pet carers are at getting stuck in with...

Jan 26, 2018

In this episode, we talk about Elbow Dysplasia including:

  • What is it?
  • Which dogs and cats does it tend to affect?
  • What are the consequences and what signs might they show?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • How is it managed?

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Jan 19, 2018

"I've had a good..busy week"!

Kim updates us on the progress of her Weimaraner patient with lymphoedema from Episode 31.

This week she also revisited a Springer Spaniel with hock osteoarthritis that she had last seen a couple of years ago. And we also hear about a black Labrador who has forelimb lameness.

One of the...

Jan 13, 2018

This week was a busy week for Kim. In this episode, we catch up on some of her regular patients that she visited for the first time in the New Year. They include the Coton de Tulear who is back to full health now after the pancreatitis scare late last year; the ex-racing Greyhound who had neospora; and, the Whippet who...