The Professional Physical Therapist for Dogs Programme includes:
-Basics of Anatomy and Physiology
The build and function of the dog, bodily functions and processes are examined thoroughly. The skeleton, joints and muscles are taught in detail.
Common diseases and signs/symptoms of illness in dogs.
Movement and rehabilitation. The movement patterns of dogs are studied in depth.
-Genuin Svensk Massage
An efficient massage method that enables the therapist to reach deeper tissue. Includes stretching, palpation techniques and acupressure.
Always aim to provide the most correct diagnosis in cooperation with a veterinarian. This involves indicating the actual reason for a disturbed movement pattern and an objective prediction for improvement. You will be taught to detect the underlying problems that cause the visual symptoms.
-Electrotherapy, Biolight and Laser Treatment
Learn to make the most of the latest and most efficient alternative treatment methods on the market.
-Interpretation of Veterinary Diagnosis
You will learn to read, understand and explain veterinary statements and diagnoses.
-Enhancing the Fitness of the Dog
How to improve the physical fitness of the dog and how to evaluate the effect of your chosen treatment.
-Rehabilitation and Training
Providing an adequate and appropriate rehabilitation plan.
-Feed and Nutrition
What the dog needs, can benefit from etc.
Choose one of these subject for an additional fee:
-TCM-Acupressure and Acupuncture
Price 49 500SEK+tax. All students are eligible to apply for an instalment plan from UPH. The semester starts in August 2011.