Drs. Narda Robinson and Bonnie Wright with the Center for Comparative and Integrative Pain Medicine at Colorado State University will host "Ow! My Aching Back! Causes and Conservative Treatments for Back Pain in Small Animals." The event will run from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Room 118-120, in the Animal Cancer Center.
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is located at 300 W. Drake Road in Fort Collins.
During the seminar, participants will learn to recognize back pain in dogs and cats. Drs. Wright and Robinson also will review the anatomy and physiology of back pain to help participants understand why backs hurt. They will discuss nonsurgical treatment options for back pain in small animals and the science behind those treatments.
The seminar is free and open to the public though space is limited. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to Narda.Robinson@Colostate.edu (preferred) or call (970) 297-4202 by Friday, Jan. 23. A $10 donation to support the center is encouraged.
Founded in 2002, the Center for Comparative and Integrative Pain Medicine promotes the treatment of pain in animals to optimize quality of life and reduce suffering. The center is part of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and provides integrative pain medicine and natural healing services for small animals, and education for veterinarians and animal caregivers.
Dr. Robinson, Director, is a veterinarian and an osteopathic physician. Dr. Wright is a board-certified anesthesiologist with certification in veterinary medical acupuncture. Drs. Robinson and Wright work together in service, education and research on behalf of the center.