1st Veterinary World Congress
for Functional Orthopaedics and Kinematics for the Dog

Practical seminar VWA spring 2023


Basel Switzerland


Thursday 9.00 – 12.30 hrs

  1. Orthopaedic examination I
  2. Functional orthopaedic examination I
  3. Structural diagnostics I
  4. Functional diagnostics I
  5. Functional Neurology I
  6. Movement from a neurological perspective I
  7. Definitions and terms for functional diagnostics
  8. Demonstration case work / preparation afternoon


Internship cases from practice, small groups, plenary discussion

Thursday 13.30 – 17.30 hrs
Friday 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

  1. Gait / video analysis
  2. Orthopaedic, neurological US, structural US and functional US
  3. Motion measurement (comparison of US and functional diagnostics)
  4. Planning and implementation of therapy (AK, physio or chiropractic, osteopathy etc.)
  5. Short orthopaedic US
  6. Video gait analysis according to TX
  7. Movement measurement according to TX (comparison orthop. US as well as functional diagnostics, comparison of diagnostics of movement before and after)


Case presentation in the groups

Friday 9.00 – 12.00 hrs

  1. Orthopaedic examination II
  2. Functional orthopaedic examination II
  3. Structural diagnostics II
  4. Functional Diagnostics II
  5. Movement from a neurological perspective II
  6. Definitions and terms for functional diagnostics


Venue and exact dates will follow.