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Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurologic Patient

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Spinal cord injury, from fibrocartilagenous embolism to vertebral fracture, comprises one of the most common neurological disorders in dogs and cats and contributes to significant mobility problems in veterinary patients. This in turn has marked effects on quality of life as well as potential negative effects on the human animal bond. Veterinary neurorehabilitation is in its infancy but much like human neurorehabilitation, it relies on the integration of neurology, neurosurgery, physical medicine and social sciences to be successful.

The focus of this Research Topic is on clinical applications of traditional and novel rehabilitative techniques but not to the exclusion of investigative neuroscience and translational research that explores interdisciplinary applications such as functional neuroimaging and robotics. Submissions that focus on integrative therapeutics and/or objective outcomes measurements are encouraged.


Keywords: ysical rehabilitation, neurosurgery, neurology, veterinary


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Spinal cord injury, from fibrocartilagenous embolism to vertebral fracture, comprises one of the most common neurological disorders in dogs and cats and contributes to significant mobility problems in veterinary patients. This in turn has marked effects on quality of life as well as potential negative effects on the human animal bond. Veterinary neurorehabilitation is in its infancy but much like human neurorehabilitation, it relies on the integration of neurology, neurosurgery, physical medicine and social sciences to be successful.

The focus of this Research Topic is on clinical applications of traditional and novel rehabilitative techniques but not to the exclusion of investigative neuroscience and translational research that explores interdisciplinary applications such as functional neuroimaging and robotics. Submissions that focus on integrative therapeutics and/or objective outcomes measurements are encouraged.


Keywords: ysical rehabilitation, neurosurgery, neurology, veterinary


Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

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01 September 2020 Manuscript

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