Dr Tee's Canine Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary & Para-Veterinary Professionals

Practical Sessions Only

This course is designed to for Veterinary and Para-Veterinary professionals who have already completed the theory component of “Dr Tee’s Canine Physical Rehabilitation course” OR the “Certification in clinical integrative canine rehabilitation” from the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT) 

The goal of the course is to provide course participants an opportunity to gain practical experience under the mentorship of Dr Tanya Grantham to enhance the small animal, physical rehabilitation skills of veterinary and para-veterinary professionals. This course is best suited to appropriately qualified veterinary hospital staff, who work in clinics where surgeries are performed and where the use of these treatment modalities can be used, to improve the surgical outcomes for the hospital patients. This course is also designed to teach the participants on how they can assist their patients and clients in the conservative management of a number of orthopaedic and neurological conditions. Some clients cannot afford surgery, and not all patients are “good” surgical patients. In a world where clients are connected to the internet, they are looking to their veterinarians for alternatives and assistance, which will have a positive impact on their pet’s quality of life. If this is you, or your practice then sign up for this course.  

About the course:

Who is this course for:

Veterinarians, Veterinary Nurses and Animal Health Technicians who are registered with the South African Veterinary Council


  • Participants must be suitably registered by the SAVC 
  • Participants must have previously completed the theory component of Dr Tee’s Canine Physical Rehabilitation course OR
  • Have completed, or be in the process of completing, the “Certification in clinical integrative canine rehabilitation” from the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT) 


Undergoing CPD accreditation with the SAVC.


The practicals will take place on 7 pre-determined days over a 3 month period


Course Starts : November 2023

Practicals: November 2023 to April 2024

Places are limited to 8 participants at a time

Practical Sessions

Practical sessions take place over Saturdays and Sundays at Animal Health & Hydro Benoni. Attendance is compulsory in order to complete the course. Learning is hands-on. Every participant will get at least one patient to work on, on each of the practical days and will also learn through watching other participants work with their patients, and through discussions led by Dr Tanya Grantham. 

  • Practical Day 1: Gait Analysis and Lameness
  • Practical Day 2: Manual Therapy
  • Practical Day 3: Basics of Electrotherapy (TENS, EMS, Photobiomodulation, Shockwave Therapy and Therapeutic Ultrasound.
  • Practical Day 4:Hydrotherapy (Pool and Underwater Treadmill)
  • Practical Day 5: The Neuro Exam and Neurological Patient
  • Practical Day 6: Hind Limb Conditions
  • Practical Day 7: Forelimb Conditions
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