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» January 26, 2022,
8:00 PM EST
Webinar: Practical Application of Shock Wave Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation.


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CRI is continuing to offer occasional faculty-led webinars to help students expand their knowledge of rehabilitation. A recording of this webinar is now included in the CRI Member Library.

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Webinar: Practical Application of Shock Wave Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

Faculty: Jennifer Vitucci, DVM, CCRT; Carolina Medina, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT

Date / Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 8:00 PM EST by Zoom videoconferencing
This webinar is expected to be 60 minutes in length depending upon participation.

Prerequisites: The webinar is open to all veterinarians, veterinary technicians/nurses, and veterinary students as well as physical therapists that have successfully completed Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation. CCRPs are also welcome. Veterinary technicians/nurses are required to submit an Employment Agreement Letter (EAL).

Webinar Description: The science behind shockwave therapy will be explained, and best practices for clinical application of this modality will be provided.

Schedule and Learning Objectives:

  • 8:00-8:30 pm / Speaker: Jennifer Vitucci, DVM, CCRT
    Topic: Technology and Mechanism of Action of Shock Wave Therapy
    Learning objective: Participants will learn what a shock wave is, different types of shockwave generation, and the mechanism of action. Research supporting shock wave use in canine rehabilitation will be discussed.
  • 8:30-9 pm / Speaker: Carolina Medina, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT
    Topic: Clinical Applications of Shock Wave Therapy
    Leaning objective: Participants will learn how to apply shock wave therapy to clinical cases, how to select appropriate cases, and how to select treatment parameters. Case examples will be discussed.

RACE approval for this webinar is pending.