Luxation in a Caprine Patient

Patient is placed in a body sling and patient lift. Assisted standing and walking improve circulation and respiration, strengthen and re-educate the muscles, and encourage neuromuscular function.

Spring 2018 | Volume 1, Issue 2

Luxating Patellas: Pathology and Treatment Options

Luxating Patellas: Pathology and Treatment Options

Patellar luxation is one of the most common hindlimb orthopedic abnormalities seen in dogs. This article discusses the anatomy, diagnosis, management, and other aspects of patellar luxation with which veterinary technicians should be familiar.

July/August 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 4

Feline Physical Rehabilitation

Feline Physical Rehabilitation

Although rehabilitation is more commonly used for dogs, cats can also benefit from many of the same techniques—even swimming! Learn more about the whats, hows, and whys of feline physical rehabilitation.

November/December 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 6


Getting Started in Physical Rehabilitation

Physical rehabilitation is an exciting and challenging field in which veterinary technicians can develop new skills and grow in their career development. Over the past decade, awareness of animal physical rehabilitation has increased, and rehabilitation has become a rapidly growing service within veterinary specialty hospitals, referral centers, and primary care practices.

March/April 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 2

Veterinary Technicians and Neurologic Rehabilitation

Veterinary Technicians
and Neurologic Rehabilitation

Adapted with permission from the 2015 Tampa AAHA Yearly Conference Proceedings ©American Animal Hospital Association (

January/February 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 1