Shock Wave Therapy in Equine & Canine Rehabilitation
Shock Wave Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation
Thursday, November 18th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
Come and learn about the science, technology, and mechanism of action of shock wave therapy, its effects on tissue healing, and the clinical research supporting shock wave use in rehabilitation by Dr. Jen Vitucci of PulseVet. Dr. Carolina Medina will then discuss shock wave research in clinical publications and her experience with shock wave treating tendon and ligament injuries, including biceps and supraspinatus tendinopathies and Achilles tendon injuries. Dr. Andrea Henderson will follow, highlighting her experience with this modality for bone healing and chronic pain indications. The panel’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A session open to all attendees.
Shock Wave Therapy in Equine Rehabilitation
Thursday, November 4th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
Listen in to a live presentation on the science, technology, and mechanism of action of shock wave therapy, its effects on tissue healing, and the clinical research supporting shock wave use in rehabilitation by Dr. Jen Vitucci of PulseVet. Dr. Lauren Trager-Burns will follow, focusing on shock wave research in clinical publications and her experience with this modality for upper body indications, including the back, neck, poll, shoulders, and hips. Dr. Maureen Kelleher will then discuss current research for lower limb indications, as well as her own experience using shock wave to treat suspensory ligaments, navicular bones, and hoof indications. The panel’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A session open to all attendees.
JENNIFER VITUCCI, DVM, CCRT
Shock Wave Physics & Mechanism of Action
A former small animal general practice owner and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist. Dr. Vitucci is currently the Small Animal Business Manager at PulseVet, and facilitates our CE events.
Lauren Trager-Burns, DVM, MS, DACSVMR
Shock Wave Clinical Publications & Treatment Experience for Upper Body Indications
A Clinical Instructor of Equine Sports Medicine and Equine Field Service at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Trager-Burns interests include the equine axial skeleton, rehabilitation of sports injuries, and podiatry, since completing her residency training at the college in 2019.
Maureen Kelleher, DVM, CVA, DACVS
Shock wave clinical publications & treatment experience for lower body indications
A Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery at the Virginia Tech Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Dr. Kelleher worked in equine private practice in California, focusing on lameness, sports medicine, and imaging, prior to assuming her current position at Virginia Tech.
Carolina Medina, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP
Shock Wave clinical publications & experience treating tendon/ligament injuries
Carolina Medina currently works at Coral Springs Animal Hospital in Florida, focusing on pain management, acupuncture, rehabilitation, and sports medicine. Dr. Medina travels nationally and internationally to lecture on pain management and canine rehabilitation.
Andrea Henderson, DVM, CCRT, CMFT, DACVSMR
Shock wave clinical publications & experience treating bone healing and chronic pain indications
Andrea Henderson works at the Department of Defense Working Dog Vet Service. She has a passion for working dogs and developing conditioning programs to prevent injury.