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Veterinary rehabilitation and physiotherapy course (2nd edition: April 9)

Rehabilitation and physical therapy is an expanding area, both in human and veterinary medicine, in the constant search to improve quality of life and well-being through non-invasive therapies.

It is a course aimed at veterinarians and technical assistants. With this course you will be able to work as a specialist veterinarian or together with a veterinarian, as an assistant specialized in physiotherapy, with sport animals or in protective.

We will learn to treat canines and felines with different trauma and neurological pathologies, the concept of functional assessment of the patient and specific rehabilitation plans for each specific case will be studied.


  • Concepts and indications of animal physiotherapy
  • Anatomy and bone healing
  • Motor anatomy and soft tissue healing (muscles, ligaments,tendons)
  • Anatomy and functional examination of the nervous system
  • Signs and phases of inflammation
  • Most common musculoskeletal pathologies to treat
  • Neurological pathologies that can be rehabilitated

Exercise Physiology:

  • Biomechanics
  • Physical form
  • Training plans

Manual therapies:

  • Massages (types and indications)
  • Therapeutic stretching
  • Passive kinesitherapy (PROM)
  • Cryotherapy and thermotherapy (when and how to use heat and cold)
  • Active kinesitherapy (exercisesassets)
  • Hydrotherapy 

Physical therapies:

  • Ultrasound
  • To be
  • Magnetotherapy
  • Electrotherapy (TENS-EMS)

Use of orthotics

  • When and how to indicate them to help in rehabilitation
  • Pathologies to be treated

Specific rehabilitation plans:

  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Nervous system


  • Veterinary Stella Maris Frasconá Herrlein (MP 3641).
  • Specialized in passive anti-inflammatory techniques (CEMV-BsAs) 1999.
  • Accredited as Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physiotherapist (FORVET-Madrid) 2010. 
  • Refresher postgraduate course in trauma surgery in small animals.
  • Experience in emergency care and specialist in rehabilitation and physiotherapy in hospitals (2005-2012).
  • Technical advisor of Ortocanis and Naturhima Veterinaria (2015-2016). 
  • Teacher in several academies in Barcelona.
  • Home rehabilitation service and for veterinary clinics. (http://www.rehabilitacionveterinaria.es/)
  • Learn more about the teacher and veterinary rehabilitation in this video:

Course duration:

Intensive theoretical-practical course of 8 weeks (96 hours). Limited registrations to be able to work with small groups. 

Course start: MondayApril 9, 2018

Three-hour classes from Monday to Thursday, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

An accrediting diploma will be awarded as long as 80% attendance and approval of a final work on a clinical case is completed.

Information and registration:

Ortocanis, Calle Riera d'en Matamoros 53 local, 08911 Badalona.

You can call from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at930 219 323or write to us[email protected]

Líderes en Rehabilitación veterinaria

Curso de iniciación a la rehabilitación veterinaria

€1,590.00 Save €300.00

Registration for the face-to-face course of introduction to veterinary rehabilitation starting onApril 9, 2018.

96 hours, theory and practice. Aimed at veterinary professionals.

In the center of Badalona: Calle Riera d'en Matamoros 53, local.

Registration open until April 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Limited places.

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