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Jessica earned her associate degree in veterinary technology from Baker College in Jackson, Michigan. Before joining Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in 2015, she spent 2 years gaining clinical experience at a general practice animal hospital. At Purdue, she is the point person for all rehabilitation services and needs and is involved with all aspects of rehabilitation treatment, including patient assessment, treatment plans, and client education. Jessica is a frequent lecturer in the Purdue Veterinary Nursing Program, received her veterinary technician specialty in physical rehabilitation in 2020, and is certified in canine rehabilitation and Fear Free™.
Updated May 2022
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RehabilitationThermotherapy in rehabilitation includes modalities such as whirlpool immersion, cold compression, and more.
The growth of veterinary medicine for geriatric patients provides an opportunity to incorporate more physical rehabilitation in veterinary hospitals.