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Rehabilitation Services
About Mission MedVet
Seminars and Lectures
Continuing Education


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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.

Continuing Education

Since completion of her certification in Canine Rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine, Connie has continued to expand her knowledge and skills.

8/09 Canine Sports Medicine Workshop, Laurie McCauley, DVM, CCRT

6/09 The Canine Spine, Advanced Manual Assessment & Treatment Techniques Laurie Edge Hughes, BScPT, CCRT, Fort Collins, CO

6/09 Certification in Canine Massage, Lang Institute of Canine Massage, Loveland CO. This includes 682 hours of course study and hands-on practicum

3/09 Introduction to Postural Rehabilitation Judith Shoemaker DVM, Karen Gellman DVM, Elizabeth Reese Nottingham, PA

9/08 Beginning and Advanced Canine Exercise JoAnne Lang, massage therapist - Wichita KS

8/08 Structure in Action Pat Hastings, breeder/judge Saint Louis, MO

8/08 5th International Symposium on Rehabilitation in Veterinary Medicine Minneapolis, MN

5/08 What Everyone Needs to Know About Canine Vaccines and Vaccination Programs, Dr. Ronald D. Schultz, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Rochester MN

5/08 Balance Point, Linda Koutsky, obedience training seminar, Kansas City, MO

4/08 Reiki I and II, Linda Trent, Kansas City, MO

8/07 Rehabilitation of the Canine Athlete, Chris Zink, DVM, PhD, Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Snowmass, CO

10/06 Osteopathy of Small Animals, Functional Indirect Techniques and the Autonomic Nervous System. Patricia Kortekaas PT, Eugene OR

7/06 Building Blocks for Performance, Bobbie Anderson, obedience training seminar, Council Bluffs, IA

4/06 Cranial Sacral Therapy for Small Animals, a Functional Indirect Osteopathic Approach. Patricia Kortekaas PT, Eugene, OR

11/05 Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians, Colorado State University online course

9/05 Medical Acupuncture, Level 1 Part 1, Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, British Columbia, Canada

10/04 Osteopathic Approach for Small Animals Indirect Functional Techniques. Patricia Kortekaas PT and Erik Verdouw PT, Eugene OR

9/04 Myofascial Mapping for Integrative Diagnostics DCR Leslie Watson MPT, Kansas City, MO

9/04 Animal Rehabilitation DCR Sharon Weiselfish Giammatteo PhD, PT, IMPC, Kansas City, MO

Other seminars attended
Form and Function, Patricia Craig Trotter
Coaching the Canine Athlete, Chris Zink

Organizations Connie belongs to
ACSMA American Canine Sports Medicine Association

IVAPM International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management

APTA American Physical Therapy Association
Orthopedic section
Animal Physical Therapy Special Interest Group
State liaison for the APTSIG

NEAA Norwegian Elkhound Association of America



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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