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Upcoming Webinar

Keeping things moving; Mobility disorders and rehabilitation

Tuesday, 7th December 9.00pm NZDT
Dr. Naomi Boyd
BAPPSC (PHTY) BVSC
ID: 682
In this webinar, Dr Naomi Boyd will cover how to assess and create a rehabilitation plan following common orthopaedic surgeries such as cruciate surgeries, femoral head ostectomy and fracture repairs. We will discuss modalities to manage pain, when and how to introduce rehabilitative exercise and how to optimise your outcomes and reduce the risk of complications.
Dr Naomi Boyd is one of an elite cohort of veterinarian-physiotherapists internationally, having graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 and 2004 respectively. She has practiced in human physiotherapy and veterinary practice, gaining invaluable experience in both, prior to moving into the highly specialised field of veterinary physiotherapy. She is one of only 2 in Australia with this dual qualification. As a veterinarian, Naomi has been fortunate to work within a busy Sydney practice with highly knowledgeable clinicians and a strong emphasis on medical and surgical excellence. In her human practice, Naomi has a sporting physiotherapist background, having worked with premier grade soccer and rugby union teams as well as many elite dancers. Naomi has also undertaken further study in clinical pilates, muscle energy technique, dry needling and the management of tendinopathies and lower limb injuries.Naomi teaches animal physiotherapy within Australia and as a visiting lecturer to the Yamazaki Gakuen University, Tokyo and has presented at the International Symposium of Veterinary Rehabilitation, Vienna. Naomi is currently the vice-chair for the APA Animal Physiotherapy Group and is developing the pathway for Animal Physiotherapy titling in Australia. Naomi loves using her combined knowledge to help pets of all shapes and sizes recover from injury or illness. She is particularly passionate about giving owners and clinicians the knowledge, strength and skills to prevent future injury and to optimise the quality of life for all our pets.