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Orthopedic Friction for Tendon and Ligament Healing - Virginia, November 2019

  • Canis Bodyworks at Wholistic Paws Veterinary Services 20600 Gordon Park Square, Suite 170 Ashburn, VA 20147 United States (map)

Modified Workshop: This workshop takes place over 2 days rather than the standard 3 days and is heavy in theory and lecture.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice all techniques during the workshop, but the amount of in-class hands-on experience will be less than what would be provided in the 3-day workshop. To earn the full 24 hours, participants will be required to complete at-home work which includes a final exam and case study.

Many times, practitioners working with soft tissue fail to apply techniques to address tendons, ligaments, and fascial attachment sites. Orthopedic friction is often the missing link.  This form of soft tissue manipulation improves connective tissue mobility, breaks down and realigns scar tissue, and deactivates myofascial trigger points in ligaments and periosteum attachments of tendons.  

In this workshop, participants learn how to apply orthopedic friction to specific structures for all soft tissue injuries and to promote overall healing.

*Prerequisite workshops: 
Trust and Relationship-Building with Dogs
Canine Massage Fundamentals