OrthopedicsOsteoarthritis is common in cats, especially older cats. Because the clinical signs of arthritis in cats are very different from those seen in dogs, this condition is often not recognized until it is advanced.
OrthopedicsThere are several clinical and diagnostic features to consider when selecting a surgical option for canine hip dysplasia.
TPLO is one of the most commonly recommended and most successful surgical procedures for CCLR.
OrthopedicsOA is common in dogs. Management involves multiple modalities and must be tailored to each patient and its owner.
OrthopedicsWe need to focus on client education to better understand OA and its tie to excess weight, debunk common myths about OA and obesity, and learn how to recognize signs of OA-specific pain.
OrthopedicsQuality medical management of OA requires a multi-faceted diagnostic and treatment plan—a combination of diagnostic testing, multi-modal pain management, and weight management must be considered to most effectively improve patient outcomes.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in dogs.
When an animal is presented to you with a history of lameness or a gait abnormality, you need to determine whether the problem is musculoskeletal, neurologic, or both, so you can recommend the appropriate treatment.