• Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Second Edition offers a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of this gold standard reference for all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation, encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and physical therapy approaches.

    • Presents current, state-of-the-art information on sports medicine and rehabilitation in dogs
    • Offers perspectives from an international list of expert authors
    • Covers all topics related to veterinary care of the canine athlete and all active dogs
    • Includes illustrations and photographs throughout to demonstrate key concepts
    • Provides clinical cases that set the information in context
  • Contributors vii

    Foreword x

    Preface xii

    Acknowledgments xiii

    1 What is a Canine Athlete? 1
    Chris Zink and Brittany Jean Carr

    2 Locomotion and Athletic Performance 23
    Chris Zink and Brittany Jean Carr

    3 Musculoskeletal Structure and Physiology 43
    Stuart Bliss

    4 The Role of Nutrition in Canine Performance and Rehabilitation 72
    Joseph Wakshlag

    5 Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation 96
    Amy Kramer, Amie Lamoreaux Hesbach and Shari Sprague

    6 Manual Therapy 120
    Judy Coates

    7 Rehabilitation Physical Modalities 136
    Krista Niebaum, Laurie McCauley and Carolina Medina

    8 Therapeutic Exercise 177
    Laurie McCauley and Janet Van Dyke

    9 Aquatic Therapy 208
    Jody Chiquoine, Ellen Martens, Laurie McCauley and Janet Van Dyke

    10 Conditioning and Retraining the Canine Athlete 227
    Chris Zink and Brittany Jean Carr

    11 Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics 265
    Patrice M. Mich, and Martin Kaufmann

    12 Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment 294
    Sherman Canapp, David Dycus and Kristin Kirkby Shaw

    13 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Options for Orthopedic Disorders of the Canine Thoracic Limb 333
    Sasha Foster

    14 Disorders of the Canine Pelvic Limb: Diagnosis and Treatment 353
    Peter Lotsikas, Faith Lotsikas, David Hummel, Nina R. Kieves, Jonathan Dyce and Patrick A. Ridge

    15 Evaluation and Rehabilitation Options for Orthopedic Disorders of the Canine Pelvic Limb 389
    Judy Coates

    16 Biological Therapies in Canine Sports Medicine 404
    Samuel Franklin, Antonio Pozzi and Frank Steffen

    17 Diagnosis of and Treatment Options for Disorders of the Canine Spine 425
    H. Steven Steinberg and Joan R. Coates

    18 Rehabilitation for Geriatric Canine Patients 454
    Rosemary J. LoGiudice, FCoAC and Lisa Starr

    19 The Prevention and Management of Pain in Canine Patients 479
    Mark E. Epstein

    20 Imaging in Canine Sports Medicine 502
    Jennifer Brown and Kimberly Henneman

    21 Conditions and Rehabilitation of the Working Dog 520
    Kimberly Henneman and Chris Zink

    22 The Role of Acupuncture and Manipulative Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation 545
    Carolina Medina, Rosemary J. LoGiudice and Christine Jurek

    23 The Business of Canine Rehabilitation 564
    Amy Kramer

    Index 57

  • M. Christine Zink, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, is a consultant on canine sports medicine who teaches canine sports medicine to rehabilitation professionals and designs individualized rehabilitation programs for canine athletes.

    Janet B. Van Dyke, DVM, CCRT, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, is CEO and founder of the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in Wellington, Florida where she teaches anatomy, biomechanics and surgical pathology to canine rehabilitation professionals.

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