by Jessica Bunch, DVM
March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024
4 CE Credits
by Jessica Bunch, DVM
We will review several common canine orthopedic and neurologic conditions with a focus on conservative management utilizing a variety of integrative veterinary medicine therapies. Therapies discussed will include physical rehabilitation, photobiomodulation (laser), acupuncture, and other potential modalities.
12:00 – 1:00 pm Integrative Therapies for Orthopedic Conditions of the Canine Forelimb
A review of several canine orthopedic conditions of the forelimb and conservative management utilizing integrative therapies. These conditions include common tendinopathies of the shoulder, carpus, and digits.
1:00 – 2:00 pm Integrative Therapies for Orthopedic Conditions of the Canine Hindlimb
A review of several canine orthopedic conditions of the hindlimb and conservative management utilizing integrative therapies. These conditions include iliopsoas injuries, stifle conditions, and calcanean tendon injuries.
2:00 – 4:00 pm Integrative Therapies for Neurologic Conditions
A two-part review of common canine neurologic conditions and conservative management utilizing integrative therapies. These conditions include intervertebral disc disease, degenerative myelopathy, brachial plexus injuries, and geriatric onset laryngeal paralysis polyneuropathy (GOLPP).
Dr. Jessica Bunch graduated from Washington State University in 2002, and went into private practice for 14 years, first in mixed animal then small animal practice before coming back to WSU in 2016 to develop the Integrative Veterinary Medicine service at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She became certified in canine rehabilitation in 2013, acupuncture in 2017, has received additional training in Chinese herbal medicine and is currently pursuing an alternative track residency in canine sports medicine and rehabilitation. She has served as the University Liaison, President and Past-President for the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians. In 2022, Dr. Bunch received the John J. Sherman III Award for Excellence in Veterinary Rehabilitation from the AARV. Dr. Bunch is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Veterinary Education at WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
* Technicians can be added to a waitlist and will be contacted the week prior to the CE Event if spots are available to attend.
4 hours available. The WSVMA is an approved source of Continuing Education in the State of Washington.
Included in your registration are scientific proceedings.
Scientific proceedings prepared by speakers will be emailed out the Friday before the CE.
Cancellations received by February 19 will have $10 deducted for processing fees. There will be no refunds for no-shows who have not notified the WSVMA after February 28.
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