06-27-2012 - From 15 to 18 August 2012 the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Austria) will host the “7th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy”. Every second year this event brings together people from a wide variety of veterinary professions to discuss how veterinarians can best meet the physiological and clinical needs of their patients.
The biannual symposium represents a meeting point for veterinarians in the fields of physical therapy, sports medicine, rehabilitation, surgery, orthopedics, neurology, biomechanics and motion analysis. It is the largest international conference on animal rehabilitation and physical therapy and the ideal place to experience leading speakers from different professions, who combine their knowledge on thematically linked and topically focused presentations and conclude with key take-home messages that are relevant to both practice and research.
The renowned international speakers will ensure that delegates are exposed to cutting-edge research and knowledge in the fields of veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy from throughout the world. The special mix of different veterinary professions will make it easy to appreciate one another’s strengths and to understand the importance of cooperation. After each mini-symposium there will be discussion panels, which will provide delegates with the opportunity to explore current issues and hot topics in lively discussions with experts. In addition, the audience will be able to pose questions to stimulate discussion.
This year’s topics:
- Canine hip dysplasia - the same old story?
- The dog with back pain
- Dogs and horses are our sporting partners
- The horse’s neck - a rolling topic
- The sacroiliac joint - the base of the hindquarters
The 7th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (ISVR 2012) will take place in collaboration between the International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (IAVRPT) and the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Austria, Europe) and will be hosted by the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.