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Wednesday, May 25 • 11:30 - 12:30
An alternative approach to pain management for orthopaedic patients

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Human patients are immediately started in a physiotherapy and rehabilitative program after an orthopaedic injury. Massage, acupuncture, stretching and cold and heat therapies are included in the treatment plans for these patients. Although it is not always wise or practical to use human medicine as a gold standard for care, in orthopaedic injury cases, we need to look to the human model. Alternative care can result in faster and stronger recovery in our veterinary patients.

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Dr Lori Bidwell

Lori Bidwell received her undergraduate degree (in Art History) from The University of Texas at Austin in 1993 and her DVM from Michigan State University in 2001 where she also completed an anesthesia residency in 2005. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia... Read More →

Wednesday May 25, 2016 11:30 - 12:30 ACST
Hall L Adelaide Convention Centre