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Connie was featured in this October 23, 2007 segment of a KMBC TV newscast.

 

Click here to read Connie's TPLO Case History published in the April 2003 issue of DVM Newsmagazine.

Mission MedVet Rehabilitation

Mission MedVetís Rehabilitation services provide your pet with comprehensive therapy.

There are many factors that help determine what type of therapy is best for your pet. The type of injury, previous surgical procedures, your petís age and temperament all influence the treatment plan.

At Mission MedVet, your pet will be examined by one of our surgeons prior to rehabilitation services. We will evaluate your pet and determine the best course of action.

Innovative

Mission MedVet Rehabilitation will provide your pet with the most innovative approach to veterinary rehabilitation. We will create an individualized therapy program for your pet.
 

Beneficial

Before and After Surgery

bulletCruciate ligament injury
bulletHip dysplasia
bulletFracture repair
bulletLigament/tendon repair
bulletSpinal surgery

Following Injury

For animals with injury, pain or dysfunction that your veterinarian determines are not surgical candidates

bulletDisc conditions
bulletNerve injury
bulletDegenerative disorders (including arthritis)
bulletMusculoskeletal injury
bulletNeurological dysfunction

General Conditioning

bulletPerformance animals
bulletGeriatrics
bulletObesity management

 

Mission MedVet Rehabilitation

A complete line of therapy services for your pet.

Our Staff

Connie Schulte, DPT, CCRP, CMP

Dr. Schulte graduated in 1983 from the University of Kansas Medical Center with a degree in physical therapy. She obtained her clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy, Summa Cum Laude, at Creighton University in 2003. She has taken classes in canine physical therapy, including anatomy and biomechanics, and has a Certificate in Canine Rehabilitation from the University of Tennessee. She has trained and shown her own dogs in conformation, obedience, agility, and tracking.

The combination of her experience, education and skill offer your pet the opportunity to gain the most from their rehabilitation experience. Connie works in conjunction with Mission MedVet specialists.

She is joined by a team of trained veterinary technicians providing your pet the highest quality of care.

Connie's TPLO surgery case study was selected by DVM Newsmagazine for their first monthly column on physical therapy and rehabilitation training techniques for dogs.  Rehabilitation prognosis positive after TPLO surgery in an agility dog.

Connie has also been published by the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.  She co-authored the article  "The role of therapeutic exercise in treating instability-related lumbar spine pain: A systematic review"

 

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