About the Author
Brittany Jean Carr, DVM, CCRT, is currently a rehabilitation therapist and American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation resident at Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group (VOSM) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland. Dr. Carr earned her DVM from Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Virginia Institute of Technology). She completed a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles, California, and a surgical internship at VOSM.
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New validated objective gait analysis technologies have become available to help veterinarians quantitate characteristics of gait, which can greatly assist in the detection of a subtle lameness as well as response to various treatments.
Orthopedic devices can be used to supplement or replace surgical treatment of cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) insufficiency, shoulder injury, carpal and tarsal injury, hip luxation, and limb salvage with prosthetics.