For this presentation, we’ll be taking a broad look at the wonderful world of chiropractic care for animals, to give you an overview of what’s required to practice on animals in South Australia, and an overview of some of the clinical considerations one needs to be familiar with.
The key topics that will be covered include:
-How can I legally practice on animals (in South Australia)?
-What are vets like to work with?
-Courses available to study animal chiropractic
-What do I have to consider when working with animals? e.g. Clinical knowledge/Education, Hazards/Safety/WHS, Differential diagnosis, Working with Vets
-Common surgeries you’ll encounter
-Common causes of injuries you’ll see
-What a typical consult looks like (practical demonstrations)
Dr. Chris-Hume Phillips
He has been practicing animal chiropractic for nearly 30 years. He completed his Post-Graduate Diploma in Animal Chiropractic (RMIT) in 1999, and was subsequently a lecturer for the course for 9 years. Part of his animal practice includes working out of a veterinary practice north of Adelaide, and has worked hard to build trust and rapport with the vets he works with, to ensure a positive representation of Chiropractic amongst veterinarians.