here to visit the Mission MedVet 24 hour Hospital web site
Connie was featured in this October 23, 2007 segment of a KMBC TV
Click here to read Connie's TPLO Case History published in the April 2003
issue of DVM Newsmagazine.
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
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
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
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
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.
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"