Content Library

When you become a VOA member you gain access to our entire content library, which is constantly being updated and expanded with informative, educational content. To view, log into the Member Learning Platform.

Core Content

Session 1: Aetiology, Pathophysiology

Session 2: Diagnosis

Session 3: Pathophysiology of Pain, Pain Management, Future Therapies

Session 4: Intra-Articular Injections

Session 5: Nutrition & Weight Management, Nutraceuticals

Session 6: Complementary Therapies

Session 7: Surgery 

Session 8: Monitoring 

Final Exam: To attain Blue Paw Individual Member Award.

 

Additional Content

VOA Bitesize Science

Distinct types of synovial fibroblasts drive inflammation and damage in arthritis – Prof. S. Dakin

Spontaneous Dog Osteoarthritis – A One Medicine Vision

VOA Podcast

Episode 1: PRP Therapy with Russell Chandler and Greg McGarrell

Episode 2: Multimodal Care with Jamie McClement

Episode 3: The use of hip replacement in OA care with Jamie McClement

Episode 4: The Nurse’s Role in OA Care with Nichi Cockburn RVN

Episode 5: Management of adiposity in OA cases with Nichi Cockburn RVN

Episode 6: The role of physiotherapy in OA Care, with Nichi Cockburn RVN

Episode 7: What is meant by chiropractic care with Dr Alex Keller

Episode 8: Veterinary Therapeutic Lasers, with Dr Alex Keller

Episode 9: Neutraceuticals with Dr Stephen Barabas

Episode 10: Feline OA with Dr Martha Cannon

Episode 11: Therapeutic Lasers with Dr Stephen Barabas

VOA Snippets

How physiotherapy can help the OA patient with David Prydie

How to set up an OA clinic with Dr Russell Chandler

Shooting in the Dark with Stuart Carmichael 

Improving Aim with Stuart Carmichael 

The Lameness Exam with Ross Allen 

How obesity and OA interact, with Dr Russell Chandler

Librela: A factual, unbiased look from Prof. Stuart Carmichael

Range of Motion with David Prydie

Recommended Reading

Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation. Ronald J. Riegel & John C. Godbold – Review by Dr Russell Chandler BVSc CertSAO MSc(OrthoEng) MRCVS & Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Orthopaedics

Multimodal Management of Canine Osteoarthritis: 2nd New edition Steven M Fox MS DVM MBA PhD – Review by Dr Russell Chandler BVSc CertSAO MSc(OrthoEng) MRCVS & Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Orthopaedics