American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
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The American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) includes a strong network of diplomates world-wide. The ACVSMR was developed to meet the unique needs of athletic and working animals as well as all animals in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation (the term used for people is "physical therapy") not only focuses on recovery after surgical procedures, but also on improving the quality of life in animals suffering from debilitating diseases such as arthritis or neurologic impairments.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the college are to facilitate:

  • State-of-the-art veterinary care in the field of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Collaboration with educational institutions including the development and credentialing of residency programs.
  • Research advancing scientific knowledge in the field of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Continuing education for veterinarians, students, and owners/handlers of pets, animal athletes, and working animals.
  • Public awareness of the¬†benefits of working with certified specialists in veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation.¬†

 

 

Advancing knowledge of canine and equine sports medicine and rehabilitation
Learn More
  How to Become Board Certified
   
  ACVSMR Committees 2014-21
(posted 1/22/18)

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For More Information:   American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, P.O. Box 593, Camas WA 98607   |   info@vsmr.org

The American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is an AVMA recognized specialty organization.