Intro Seminar Overview
This seminar enriches veterinarians' insights into canine rehabilitation by building upon their existing expertise. Veterinarians will gain understanding of fundamental principles of canine rehabilitation.
The seminar will introduce attendees to therapeutic exercises, therapeutic modalities, and manual therapy techniques for the management of pain, osteoarthritis, and common neurological disorders. It will also provide hands-on experience by observing real-time rehabilitation assessments, including gait and posture evaluations, as well as therapeutic exercises, and manual therapy techniques on live dogs.
Canine Rehabilitation Intro
Taught in English
For veterinarians & veterinary students only
8 CE Hours
Canine Rehabilitation Intro
Rehabilitation in Veterinary Medicine
Fundamental Principles of Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Tissue Healing
Pharmacological and Non-pharmacological Pain Management
Essential Rehabilitation Strategies for Neuro Patients
Essential Rehabilitation for Osteoarthritis
DVM, MS, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRP, CVMMP, CVCH, CVFT
Dr. Koh earned his veterinary degree in Taiwan and further honed his expertise at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, completing a specialty internship and a Master’s in acupuncture/integrative medicine. Subsequently, he has been teaching at Chi University and served as a clinical assistant professor at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine before his current role as the clinical associate professor and head of Integrative Medicine at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Certified in acupuncture, Chinese herbal therapy, Chinese food therapy, rehabilitation, and medical manipulation, Dr. Koh is also board certified in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also holds the distinguished title of Charter Fellow with the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine. Dr. Koh is an internationally recognized speaker and mentor in the areas of rehabilitation, TCVM, and integrative medicine. He also has contributed to academic literature, penning book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on these areas. His clinical focus centers on integrative approaches to various health conditions to optimize clinical outcomes and quality of life, particularly concerning pain management, mobility issues, and chronic disorders.
Alicia López Bermúdez
DVM, CVA, CVBMA, CCRV
Dr. Alicia López Bermúdez graduated from Veterinary School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica in 2005. She completed Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist from Escuela de Cirugía Veterinaria San Francisco de Asís, Universidad Veritas, San José, Costa Rica in 2006. She earned her Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) and Certified Veterinary Balance Method Acupuncturist (CVBMA) from Latin Chi Institute of Chinese Veterinary Medicine in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Since 2005, she is the Co-founder of the Centro Médico Veterinario para el Diagnóstico por Imágenes y la Terapia Complementaria, San José, Costa Rica, which is the first center for the TCVM practice in Costa Rica.
Antonio A. Alfaro A.
DVM, MSc, CVA, MSTCVM, CS & ELBMP
Dr. Alfaro received his DVM from Federal University of Parana in Brazil in 1975 and, in 1979, his Master of Science from the University of Minnesota with a focus on large animal surgery, radiology, and anesthesiology. In 2006, Dr. Alfaro became certified in veterinary acupuncture through Chi University, going on to obtain certifications in Veterinary Food Therapy (2005), Tui-na (2011), and Chinese Herbal Medicine (2017), followed by a Master of Science in TCVM (2018). During this time, he studied under Dr. Richard Teh-Fu Tan, achieving Silver Level Certification in Balance Method Acupuncture followed by Executive Level Balance Method Practitioner Certification from The Academy of Acupuncture Balance Method in 2018. Dr. Alfaro retired as Professor of Equine Surgery at National University, Costa Rica in 2005. He continues to lecture in Costa Rica and abroad.
Schedule & Tuition
Small Animal Intro Class
On-site in San José, Costa Rica
Oct 12, 2024
8:30 AM -10:20 AM
10:20 AM -10:40 AM
10:40 AM -11:45 AM
Lecture and Q&A
11:45 AM -1:00 PM
1:00 PM-3:10 PM
3:10 PM -3:30 PM
3:30 PM -6:00 PM
Demo and Q&A
Payment is due 30 days before the start date of each session or course.