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18 CEUs / 2 DAYS


Learn to care for the dog afflicted with CTDS


This course educates you to detect the early signs, as well as the chronic signs of the temporomandibular dysfunction syndrome. Come and get instructions in the massage and stretching techniques from a recognized expert in the field so you can bring the well-known benefits of massage to help any dog recover from this debilitating condition.

The course is based on the book "Canine Massage therapy for the Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (CTDS)". It is the most complete book on the subject and contains information you cannot find anywhere else! You will learn about:

  • The basics of the canine TMJ anatomy (bones, nerves, vessels, joint).
  • The muscles of mastication with an in-depth anatomy description.
  • Simple tests to check the health of the TMJ.
  • Precious information on the signs and symptoms for all phases of CTDS (acute, sub-acute & chronic phase).
  • Excellent massage routine outlines for each phase (including hydrotherapy).
  • Stretching techniques.
  • Acupressure point to assist vitality flow.

Preventive or palliative massage for CTDS will ensure a good TMJ performance. This will secure a good mastication apparatus for a better absorption of his food and its nutrients. Also, a healthy TMJ contributes to a better overall sense of balance for the dog.

This course will develop your skills and confidence in dealing with CTDS. The knowledge gained from this continual education will allow you to, in a natural way, actively prevent this condition as well as participate in the recovery of a dog already afflicted with CTDS.

This course provides the information you need to upgrade your skills and stay competitive in your field.

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