PRIMA™ Move Integrative Rehabilitation courses are the first of its kind to be offered to the veterinary community. PRIMA™ stands for Pain, Rehabilitation, Integrative Medicine Advantage. Dr. Robinson uses her years of experience to create a rehab program founded on osteopathic principles and infused with integrative medicine.
We like to say it’s Rehabilitation, Rehabilitated.
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Upon completion of the program, participants will have a solid foundation and understanding of various treatment avenues and rehabilitation approaches.Read More
INTEGRATIVE REHABILITATION EQUINE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
Upon completion of the program, participants will have a solid foundation and understanding of various treatment avenues and rehabilitation approaches. This knowledge base will allow them to model and discuss rehabilitation protocols effectively with other veterinarians, licensed professionals, and horse owners. Participants will also develop working knowledge and decision-making skills needed in order to readily discuss basic mechanisms of action, indications, contraindications, and the proper implementation of rehabilitation approaches.
DATE: Watch for our 2020 dates
Integrative Rehabilitation: Equine Principles and Practice
FRIDAY, April 26, 2019
• Assessment and Development of Rehabilitation Programs.
• Therapeutic Exercises: Can We Make a Difference?
• Therapeutic Modalities: Hot Topics Come in Waves.
• Equine Aquatic Therapy: Unchartered Waters.
• Elastic Therapeutic Tape in Rehabilitation: Will It Stick?
• Outcome Measures in Rehabilitation.Case Presentations.
SATURDAY, April 27, 2019
• Tour Colorado State University – Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Facility.
Afternoon: Hands-On Treatment Laboratory – Private Equine Facility.
• Application of elastic therapeutic tape
• Proprioceptive and therapeutic exercises
• Application of modalities and outcome measures
This hybrid, online and onsite program covers integrative rehabilitation for patients with cranial cruciate ligament disease, whether they are pre-surgical, post-surgical, or perioperative.Read More
INTEGRATIVE REHABILITATION CANINE CRUCIATE LIGAMENT DISEASE
This hybrid, online and onsite program covers integrative rehabilitation for patients with cranial cruciate ligament disease, whether they are pre-surgical, post-surgical, or perioperative. Our goal is to introduce practicing veterinary acupuncturists to readily accessible rehabilitation approaches in order to improve clinical outcomes for patients with CrCLD.
DATE: Onsite July 19 – 21, 2019
LOCATION: 16 Hours Online/24 Hours Onsite
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Narda Robinson and Dr. Tara Edwards
Integrative Rehabilitation: Canine Cruciate Ligament Disease
Online Curriculum: February 15, 2019 to August 15, 2019
• Stifle Structure and Function – an Osteopathic Perspective
• Neurologic Influence over Joint Integrity
• What Looks Like CrCLD, Acts Like CrCLD, but Isn’t CrCLD?
• Pathophysiology of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease
• The TPLO – Pros, Cons, and Complications
• Surgical Alternatives to the TPLO – How Do They Measure Up?
• Preventing CrCLD – the Role of Neutering, Nutrition, and Exercise in Its Etiopathogenesis
• The Non-Surgical Approach to CrCLD – Research findings
• Neuroanatomic Osteopathic Acupuncture for CrCLD and Related Dysfunction
• Photomedicine Considerations for CrCLD
• Botanical Treatment to Address Pain, Inflammation, and Peripheral Sensitization
• Manual Therapy for CrCLD from an Osteopathic Perspective
• Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) – Yes? No? Where’s the Research?
• Rehabilitation Fundamentals and Clinical Approaches
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019
• Introduction to PRIMA™ and the CuraCore Approach to CrCLD
• Mobility Evaluations: A Rehabilitation Perspective
• Mobility Assessments. Canine Practice Session
• Therapeutic Exercises: Having a Game Plan
• Therapeutic Exercises: Canine Practice Session
• Rehabilitation Modalities
• “Putting it all together”
SATURDAY, July 20, 2019
• Cruciate Disease
• Pelvic Limb Assessment — Canine Practice Session
• Myofascial Strain Patterns and Medical Massage. Human Practice Session
• Neuromotor Movement Patterning
• Neuromotor Movement Patterning Exercise, Human Practice
• Canine Assessment and Treatment
SUNDAY, July 21, 2019
• Chronic Pain: Struggling with Arthritis and Obesity
• Palpating the Knee, Locating Tenderness, Building Awareness of Knee / Stifle Architecture – Human Practice
• Botanical Medicine – Critiquing Labels, Assessing Value, Determining Safety
• Canine Assessment and Treatment
• Case Highlights from the Weekend
• Panel Discussion