Webinars: Equine acupuncture, rehabilitation and physiotherapy

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CPD Hours: 2 hours

Course Length: Two hours

Course Format: Recorded webinar with live Q&As sessions with the lecturers at 2.30pm on the above dates plus access to the recording for 2 weeks

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About this course

How can acupuncture, rehabilitation and physiotherapy be integrated effectively in your daily equine practice?

This webinar series will describe the use of physiotherapy and acupuncture in rehabilitation, particularly in cases of chronic pain. It will specifically discuss recognition of chronic pain, pathophysiology and how acupuncture can help its management. It will then go over some rehabilitation and physiotherapy management of pain with discussion of specific selected conditions both from a veterinary and physiotherapy point of view.

Why do this course?
These webinars are for veterinarians, rehabilitation practitioners and physiotherapists interested in learning more about the use of acupuncture and physiotherapy in managing chronic pain in horses. It is most suitable for veterinarians and physiotherapists who already have a basic knowledge of equine rehabilitation and physiotherapy.

The webinars will be pre-recorded and a live Q&A session with the tutor will run on the following dates at 2.30pm London time including a 15 minute registration and familiarisation period prior to the commencement of the session.

Introduction to acupuncture & equine acupuncture - warts and all and Acupuncture’s physiologic mechanisms:  Tuesday 2nd November
Recognition of equine pain signs and how acupuncture addresses this and Chronic pain physiology - why pain can be so frustrating to understand and why the drugs may not work, but acupuncture can:Tuesday 9th November
Myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points and Rehabilitation, acute and chronic pain management Tuesday 16th November
Overview and veterinary treatment of impinging spinous processes and sacro-iliac disorders and How can physiotherapy benefit your patients?: Tuesday 23rd November
Overview and veterinary treatment of tarsal osteoarthritis and hindlimb suspensory ligament desmitis and How can physiotherapy benefit your patients?: Tuesday 30th November

Discount offer:
The cost of one webinar is £50 but if you book all five webinars the cost will be £225. The discount for booking all webinars will automatically be calculated when the webinars have been added to your shopping basket.

Recorded versions will be available to purchase for £30 approximately two weeks after the completion of all live Q&As.


Barbara Boross , PgDip, NAVP member, Veterinary Physiotherapist
Equine Veterinary Physiotherapy
NAVP, Gloucestershire

Dietrich Graf von Schweinitz , BSc DVM MRCVS CertVetAc, ABVA
Education Director
To The Point Acupuncture, Guildford

Melanie Perrier, Dr.med.vet DipDACVS DipDECVS CERP MRCVS
Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College