5th Annual ★STAAR★ Symposium on Therapeutic Advances in Animal Rehabilitation April 25-27, 2014; Pre-Symposium Lab April 23-24, 2014 Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center, Florham Park, New Jersey, USA Pre-Symposium Lab (2 days) ★Manual Therapy Essentials for the Canine Spine Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt, CAFCI, CCRT ★Advanced Manual Therapy for the Canine Spine David Acciani, PT ★Selected Soft Tissue Techniques for Activation or Relaxation of Muscle ★Physical Therapy Differential Diagnostics for the Cervico-Thoracic-Shoulder Region Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt, CAFCI, CCRT Wednesday and Thursday Pre-Symposium Workshop Breakfast & Lunch Included Friday and Saturday Breakfast in Exhibit Hall Workshops & Lectures Gourmet Lunch Buffet Beverages and Snacks Friday Evening STAAR Cocktail Reception Butlered Hors D’oeuvres Open Wine/Beer Bar Raffle Prizes in Exhibit Hall Sunday Morning Panel Discussion Interactive Case Study Consultations: Orthopedic & Neurologic ★Brace Yourself: Splints, Soft Orthoses, and Assistive Aids - Using and Modifying Devices to Improve Mobility Ilaria Borghese, MS, MA, OT ★Nervous About Nerves? Using Physical and Functional Neurologic Examination to Direct Therapy ★AARP for our Patients: Assessment, Assistance, Rehabilitation, and Pain Management of the Senior Pet Julia Tomlinson, BVSc, PhD, DACVS, CCRP, CVSMT, DACVSMR WORKSHOPS (choose up to 4 workshops) ★Canine Conditioning: Link Between Rehab & Return to Sport Linda McGonagle, MSPT, LVT ★Physical Therapy Treatment Plans for the Elbow, Shoulder, and Hip ★Using Gait Analysis and Structure to Determine Lameness and Treatment RiaAcciani, MPT Presented by the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians NEW This Year! • Saturday Lecture Track: • What’s on the Horizon? Cutting Edge Topics in • Veterinary Rehabilitation that Impact Your Practice Today • ★Canine Degenerative Myelopathy Updates • and Considerations of Physiotherapy • Joan Coates, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology) • ★Evidence-Based Medicine in Rehabilitation Today • Kristin Kirkby, DVM, DACVS, PhD, Dipl Am Coll Vet Sports Med & Rehab • ★Rehabilitation in the 21st Century – Manipulating the Neuro Frontier • Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, Fellow American College Functional Neurology • ★Advancing Rehabilitation Through Research Using Computer Simulation • Gina Bertocci, PhD, PE, Endowed Chair, Biomechanics Space is limited. 20 participants/workshop max To register, call or visit us at: 908-439-9139 www.staarconference.com LECTURES Presented by Thera-Paw, Inc.