Britt Carr Benson, DVM, CCRT, DACVSMR

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Dr. Britt Carr Benson, DVM, CCRT, DACVSMR

Dr. Britt Carr Benson, DVM, CCRT, DACVSMR

Dr. Carr Benson is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. She then attended the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. After earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Carr Benson completed a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles, California followed by a small animal surgery and sports medicine internship at Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group (VOSM) in Maryland.  She then remained at VOSM to complete a residency in canine sports medicine and rehabilitation.

During her residency Dr. Carr Benson attended the Canine Rehabilitation Institute and is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist.  She has co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed publications and several textbook chapters.  She is a national speaker and instructor as well as a recipient of many awards and honors for her work. We are truly honored to have Dr. Carr Benson on our team and look forward to taking our rehabilitation services to a whole new level!

Dr. Carr Benson provides the following services (and more):

  • Sports medicine and performance assessments
  • Rehabilitation therapy consultations
  • Gait analysis
  • Balance and coordination training
  • Fitness and conditioning programs
  • Post-injury sport retraining programs
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Interventional (pre-surgical) rehabilitation
  • Post-operative neurologic and orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis and dysplasia management
  • Multimodal pain management
  • Weight management

Dr. Carr Benson utilizes the following diagnostics and modalities (and more):

  • Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Regenerative therapies (stem cell and platelet rich plasma)
  • Massage and manual therapy
  • Low level laser therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Therapeutic land and exercise therapy
  • Underwater Treadmill therapy
  • Electrotherapy (TENS/NMES)
  • Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy

Dr. Carr Benson is a certified Fear Free Professional.

 

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