Neurophysiology Module

Neurophysiology Module

Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Pain and Dysfunction in Horses This course module provides a basic introduction to neurophysiologic principles related to axial skeleton pain. Content includes information of the pain sensitive tissues with the axial skeleton, spinal pain mechanisms, and subjective and objective measures of musculoskeletal pain in horses. Neuroanatomical descriptions of nociceptors and […]

Sacropelvic Module

Sacropelvic Module

This course module provides the foundation needed to evaluate horses with pelvic asymmetries and sacroiliac joint pain and dysfunction.  A review of the unique articular and ligamentous features of the sacroiliac joint and muscles acting on the lumbosacral junction are discussed.  Biomechanical topics include muscles responsible flexion and extension of the lumbosacral joint and the […]

Head Module

Head Module

This course module provides the foundational knowledge needed to evaluate horses with temporomandibular joint and hyoid apparatus disorders. Content includes topographic features, a review of the muscle mastication, and detailed descriptions of specific articular features of the temporomandibular joint and hyoid apparatus. Biomechanical insights into mandibular movement during mastication, hyoid movements, and the effects of […]

Zoonosis Equine Module

"Presentation"

This course module provides the foundational information needed to recognize clinical signs of contagious and zoonotic diseases as they relate to the equine chiropractic practitioner. 

Cervical Module

Cervical Module

This course module provides the foundation needed to evaluate horses with neck pain and dysfunction.Content includes detailed anatomical studies that describe and illustrate individual muscles within thecervical region. Biomechanical descriptions provide insights into the functional features of the cervicalmuscles, ligaments, articulations, and vertebrae. Detailed characterization and examples of soft tissue,neurologic, and articular pathology affecting the […]

Thoracolumbar Module

Thoracolumbar Module

This course module provides the foundation needed to evaluate horses with back pain and dysfunction.  Detailed anatomic descriptions of the soft tissue, muscular, articular, and osseous features of the thoracolumbar vertebrae and rib cage are presented. A review of thoracolumbar spinal biomechanics includes material on wither asymmetries, the role of the rib cage in weight bearing, […]