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Booking now open for joint BVRSMA and BVBA meeting!

Bookings are now being taken for our joint meeting with the British Veterinary Behaviour Association on Wednesday 3rd October at Pride Veterinary Referrals in Derby. The meeting is titled 'Is it all in the head?- Behavioural aspects of pain in companion animals' and...

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Can you recognise chronic pain?

Read an excellent article on the challenges of recognising chronic pain by BVRSMA committee member Gwen Covey-Crump BVetMed CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS CertVetAc(IVAS) Recognised RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia, EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia...

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Autumn Meeting News!

BVRSMA_BVBA meeting poster This year the BVBA and BVRSMA are collaborating to host a joint meeting on Wednesday 3rd October. "Is it all in the head?- Behaviour aspects of pain in companion animals' will take place on Wednesday 3rd October at Pride Veterinary...

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STAAR Program 2018 Released!

The program for this year's Symposium on Therapeutic Advances in Animal Rehabilitation has been published.  The Symposium will run from April 25-28 in Morristown, New Jersey. Further details are available here: www.staarconference.com STAAR 2018 Registration...

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BVRSMA Autumn Meeting- registration open!

BVRSMA are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our Autumn CPD meeting. This year's topic is head injury which promises to be both very useful and informative for everyone with an interest in rehab. Further information here: BVRSMA CPD 2017 Flyer...

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Chronic pain in cats- can you help?

Many of our followers will be aware of the acute pain scales developed at the University of Glasgow for  both cats and dogs, and have probably seen the new scale for chronic pain in dogs.  The exciting news is that the team via their company NewMetrica have...

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AVA Spring meeting a big success

The Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists Spring meeting was held in Manchester this week past with the theme focussing on chronic pain. The whole event was very well attended and organised, and from a rehab point of view it was exciting to see several well...

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Food for thought on Fascia

Sunday was rehab day at BSAVA Congress, with a full days' stream of lectures. We started with a whirlwind tour of muscle form and function, pain and rehab before a nice summary of myopathies and junctionopathies. Finally, we toured the fascial lines and connections of...

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