Dr. Julia Tomlinson is board certified specialist in rehabilitation and sports medicine. She was the first such canine specialist in the state of Minnesota and one of 36 in the world.
Dr. Tomlinson earned her veterinary degree from the University of Liverpool, England. She practiced equine sports medicine and surgery prior to pursuing her interest in working with small animals. Her Masters degree in Ultrasound gave her skills that she uses today in imaging muscles and tendons to help diagnosis. She has a PhD in Physiology from North Carolina State and is also a Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapist.
Dr. Tomlinson lectures nationally at conferences for veterinarians and is a consultant in musculoskeletal wellness for the pet food industry.
Dr. Tomlinson founded the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians in 2007 and is past President of that association. She is still responsible for keeping the veterinary association members up to date on scientific studies in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, surgery, pharmacology and nutrition. She is also an active member of the Canine Sports MedicineAssociation and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.
Dr. Tomlinson has a special interest in sports medicine, healthy aging and management of chronic pain. He lives with her canine and human family in Minneapolis, where she enjoys long-distance running and biking.
For more information, please visit Twin Cities Animal Rehabilitation Sports Medicine website.