|Date:||Sat 17th Sep 2022 - Sun 18th Sep 2022|
|Venue:||Vermon Ravirata Oy & Hevosklinikka Equivet Oy|
|Location:||Helsinki, Southern Finland (Helsinki Airport)|
|Contact Hours:||17 hrs – Lecture Series (7 hrs ) & On-Location (10 hrs)|
|Course Language:||English (Finnish Moderation)|
|Early Booking Deadline:||Sunday 7th August 2022|
|Registration Deadline:||Friday 19th August 2022|
* VAT (= MWST/MOMS/SALES TAX) will only be added for certain UK vets attending courses abroad and for all attendees when attending courses in the UK.
Saturday 3:00 – 7:30pm: Case-Discussions, Q&A and Wine & Cheese Reception
Sunda 8:30am – 5:30pm: Practical Sessions
Attendees are expected to have worked through this Lecture Series before coming to the on-location portion of the course. Contact us if you have previously purchased this webinar series.
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The field of rehabilitation of the equine athlete suffering from orthopaedic injuries has developed enormously over the past decades with an array of human therapeutic modalities having become available to equine practitioners. For the busy practicing vet it is however difficult to untangle which modalities to use for what type of injury, how to use them and to research clinical efficacies.
To participate in the On-Location Portion, attendees are required to have first worked through the corresponding online Lecture Series ‘Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Equine Athlete':
The online Lecture Series addresses the following hot topics via well-illustrated, case-discussions providing a platform for the panel of speakers to share pitfalls, erroneous clinical conclusions and useful tips and tricks:
|Steve Adair||Introduction to Rehabilitation of the Horse||35 min|
|Steve Adair||Development of Treatment Plans & Therapeutic Monitoring||35 min|
|Steve Adair||Cold & Hot Therapy||35 min|
|Steve Adair||Whole Body Vibration||35 min|
|Steve Adair||Radiofrequncy Therapy||45 min|
|Steve Adair||Pulsed Electromagnetic Therapy||35 min|
|Steve Adair||Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy||45 min|
|Steve Adair||Aquatic Therapy – Underwater Treadmill & Swimming||55 min|
|Lee Clark||Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise, incl. Physiotherapy||45 min|
|Lee Clark||Exercises to Improve Proprioception||45 min|
|Lee Clark||Strengthening Exercises||45 min|
|Lee Clark||Restoration & Maintenance of Joint Motion||35 min|
|Lee Clark||Laser Therapy||35 min|
|Lee Clark||Therapeutic Ultrasound||
Day 1 starts at 15:00h with 3 hours of interactive Case-Discussions, Q&A which will give attendees the unique opportunity to apply what they have learned during Lecture Series in discussion with the world-renowned specialists. This will then be followed by the obligatory Wine & Cheese Reception allowing for attendees to socialise with colleagues and the speakers/instructors.
On the second day, the 7 hours of case-based and practical sessions on live horses will allow attendees to further their practical skills on live horses in small groups and to discuss the above topics with the specialists. Each attendee will rotate through the following stations:
The course fee includes, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, lunch and a certificate of attendance. TTo participate in the On-Location Case-Discussions & Practical Sessions, attendees are required to have first worked through the Lecture Series (included in the price). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.
Chartered Physiotherapist and Veterinary Physiotherapist
Lee is a Chartered Physiotherapist qualifying in 1997 from the University of Teesside in the UK. He worked in the NHS for 2 years whist training to become a Chartered Animal Physiotherapist, graduating in 1999 as a Cat A member of ACPAT. He then completed a 2-year postgraduate course in manual therapy/sports at Glasgow University in 2001. Lee has completed numerous other courses in many different techniques such as Acupuncture, Laser Therapy, Neurology, Kinesiotaping, Saddle Fitting and Manipulation. In 2011 Lee was appointed the Official Team Physiotherapist for the British Equestrian Team responsible for treating the horses and riders and has worked at numerous European and World Equestrian Games including WEG 2014. In 2012 he was selected to be one of the physiotherapists at the London 2012 Olympic Games providing treatment for horses travelling from all over the world to compete. Lee now continues to combine human and equine work, dividing time equally between Darlington Physiotherapy and Sport Injury clinic specialising in the treatment of riders, and The Equine Physiotherapy Clinic which specialises in rehabilitating horses after serious injury.Full details
American Specialist in Equine Surgery & in Equine Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation
Dr. Adair earned his D.V.M from Auburn University after receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s from Auburn University. After receiving his D.V.M., Dr. Adair spent two years in private equine practice and completed a surgery residency at the University of Tennessee. He is presently an Associate Professor of Equine Surgery, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Dr. Adair is board certified as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and as a charter Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also certified in Animal Chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. Adair’s primary research areas include Equine Orthopedics, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Equine Rehabilitation. Dr. Adair has been conducting research since 1986 and has been published in numerous journals, including the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Journal of Veterinary Research, Veterinary Surgery and the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.Full details
European Specialist in Equine Surgery
Dr. David Argüelles has a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Barcelona. He holds the Supervisor of Medicinal Nuclear Resonance License and has a Diploma in Equine Surgery from the European Veterinary College. He also has a Masters in Science, as well as a PhD from the University of Barcelona.
Dr. Argüelles has published articles in 25 international publications and is an active lecturer and organizer of equine CPD courses. He has worked in 12 different countries as an equine surgeon and has strong interests in regenerative therapy, rehabilitation, sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery.
He has recently finished a residency in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation with the ACVSMR. He is currently working at the University of Córdoba (UCO) as a senior surgeon and researcher, and is a professor of Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Master. Dr. Argüelles also works with the RECQ Hospital in Qatar.
Vermo Race Track
Enter Vermo Racetrack into your Sat Nav and this will give you the correct directions. Building 3. Look out for the VetPD sign on the door.
Hevosklinikka Equivet Oy
Directions will be given at the course.
Equivet is located in Vermont Equivet racetrack, 15 km from the city center of the old and the new road between Turku. The Ring 1 is found inside.
Follow the signposts for Ring 1 and Vermo Leppävaara, past the Sello shopping center. The clinic is located in the pit area by the main stand side of the team building.
Distance from Helsinki Airport: approx. 20.6 km
GLO Hotel Sello****
Leppävaarankatu 1, 02600 Espoo.
Tel.: +358 (0) 9 584 09 603.
1.5 km distance
Rooms from €165
Porarinkatu 3, 02650 Espoo.
Tel.: +358 (0) 9 511051.
1.5 km distance
Rooms from €118
Scandic Hotel Espoo****
Nihtisillantie 1, Espoo.
Tel.: +358 (0) 9 43520.
2 km distance
Rooms from €90
“Outstanding course with excellent imaging and even better instruction.”
Jon Stanek, Performance Equine Clinic, Pennsylvania, USA - Ultrasound-Guided Orthopedic Injection Techniques & Therapies course
"Good practical, real-world information that could not be obtained in other ways."
Charmian Wright, Mountain Horse Medical Services, Utah, USA - Advances in Equine Orthopedic Therapies course
“The course was an intense overview from three perspectives on material that overlapped beautifully. The skills will help me in daily practice as well as lead me to new information. "
Erin Trawick, Salem Valley Veterinary Clinic, Connecticut, USA - Orthopedic and Respiratory Poor Performance & Rehabilitation of the Sports Horse course