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Date(s) - 13/03/2020 - 15/03/2020
All Day

Scandic Gardermoen

Course dates:

13-15th of March 2020


Scandic hotel Gardermoen

Course Language:


IVCA CPD approval:

IVCA approve this courses for 18 CPD toward specific animal chiropractic part of the CE requirements of the IVCA.

Course Overview:

In this introductory seminar, you will learn to identify normal neutral and abnormal compensatory posture, the neurophysiology of postural control, the structure and function and biomechanics of the head, neck and spine, the critical afferent signals that control posture and locomotion, and the ways in which human management may compromise their function in animals.

Speaker: Karen Gellman

Course Schedule (subject to change):

Friday, 13 March
12:00 lunch 14:00 Living with Gravity: Posture and Complexity (90”) (exercises and sandbox demo)
15:45 Break
16:15 Living with Gravity: Why Do Domestic Animals Have Postural Problems?
17:00 Normal Neutral Posture and Abnormal Compensatory Posture
18:00 Short break to stretch
18:15 Biomechanics of Spinal Support plus mobilizers and stabilizers

Saturday, 14 March
8:30 Current Thinking in Postural Control
9:15 Postural Influences of the Extremities Access to hoof models?
10:30 Break
11:00 Postural Influences of the Stomatognathic System (101) Equine skull?
12:30 Lunch
12:45 Canine Postural Evaluation and Toe Nail cutting technique How much? Just a demo
or have everyone bring their clippers and get in some dogs? Sunday instead?
14:15 Travel to Horse Barn
14:30 Postural Evaluation in Horses We will examine posture, feet and teeth in the horses,
maybe groups
16:30 Return to hotel
17:00 Yearly Meeting
19:00 Dinner

Sunday 15. March
8:30 (Finish Posture and Occlusion)
9:00 Postural Influences of the Upper Cervical Region
9:45 Locomotion Biomechanics
10:30 Break
11:15 Sports Injury & Prevention
12:00 Maximum Horsepower Research: 2014 Equine Posture Study
13:15 Questions and Discussion
14:00-16:00 cases


Course: 5700,- Nkr
Dinner Friday: 395,- Nkr
Dinner Saturday: 475,- Nkr
Hotel: 890,- Nkr standard room per night.

Contact details and more information:

e-mail: post@vetkiro.no

Homepage: https://vetkiro.no/kurs/
Flyer: https://vetkiro.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/postural-rehabilitering-1.pdf