Advanced Class in Management of Canine Osteoarthritis with Joint Injection Hands-On Lab @ Healing Oasis Wellness Center
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm

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Goals are to: Discuss the normal physiology and pathophysiology of OA; Describe the normal anatomy of the shoulder joint, elbow joint, coxofemoral joint, and stifle joint; Provide a hands-on clinical practicum to intra-articular joint therapy; How to utilize manual therapies to address changes to OA including fascia; Discuss other modalities to address OA.


Amber Ihrke, DVM, DACVSMR, CVSMT, CVA, Medical Director at Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation of Homer Glenn, IL., and Senior Faculty at the Healing Oasis Wellness Center, VMRT Postgrad Program

Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC, and Program Director at the Healing Oasis Wellness Center

Schedule: 2023_Adv Mgmt Canine OA w Joint Injection Lab_Schedule

Registration form: 2023_Adv Mgmt Canine OA w Joint Injection Lab Regist Form

Sponsors: To be updated

Kinesio Taping – Taking you from Basic to Advanced Applications for Dogs & Horses @ Healing Oasis Wellness Center
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm

Speakers: Solange Mikail, DVM, DACVSMR, and Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC

Species to be discussed with clinical hands-on practicums: Canine and Equine

Target audience: Trained and licensed professionals trained in Rehabilitation and Manual Therapies

Registration form: 2023_KinesioTaping_Registration_Form

Schedule with goals: 2023 Sept Kinesio Taping Schedule

Call the office (262-898-1680) or send us an email, if you should have any further questions or concerns.

Cranio-Sacral Adjusting Techniques with Applied Kinesiology @ Healing Oasis Wellness Center
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm

Main speakers: Daniel Halden, DC, PAK, CAC, CVMRT, and Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC

Target audience: Licensed professionals trained in Veterinary Spinal Manipulation or “Animal Chiropractic.”

Objective and goals

  • Students will be able to define and describe the underlying science that supports the concepts of the primary respiratory (cranial/sacral) motion.
  • Students will be able to describe and apply the evidence supporting the ideas of cranial/scral motion.
  • Students will be able to develop sufficient palpation skills to feel and address cranial and sacral faults.
  • Students will be able to integrate additional modes of assessing cranial and sacral faults, including manual muscle testing.
  • Students will be able to examine patients, assess cranial and sacral faults, and successfully address their correction in a clinical setting.


Registration Form: 2023_Cranio-sacral Adusting Tech w AK_Registration_Form

Schedule and goals: 2023_CS Adj Tech w AK_Schedule

2023 Yearly Conference @ National University of Healths Sciences
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm

The Theme for 2023: “Athletic Conditioning: From A to Z in Less Than 30 Seconds”


Alice Baker, DVM, DACVSMR

Kevin Haussler, DVM, DC, Ph.D., DACVSMR

Kim Henneman, DVM, DACVSMR


Andris Kaneps, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR


Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

Avi Shaprut, DVM

Stephanie Thomvsky, DVM, MS, DACVIM-Neurology

Julia Tomlinson, BVSc, MS, Ph.D., DACVS, DACVSMR, CVSMT

Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, DACVSMR, FACFN

Attendee Registration: 2023_ConferenceApplicationForm

List of Exhibitors: to be updated shortly

Schedule: to be updated shortly