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Total Hip Replacement

What is Total Hip Replacement? Total hip replacement (THR) is reserved for animals that have painful conditions of the hip joint that have proved unresponsive to conventional surgical techniques or conservative management…

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Total Elbow Replacement

What is total elbow replacement? Total elbow replacement (TER) is reserved for animals that have painful conditions of the elbow joint that have proved unresponsive to conventional surgical techniques or…

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Rehabilitation of Hip Dysplasia

Conservative management of hip dysplasia: Physiotherapy has an important role in the management of hip dysplasia. Whilst hip dysplasia is a progressive disease, the condition can be affected by external factors. The…

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Rehabilitation of Canine Elbow Dysplasia

Elbow dysplasia is the term used to describe a developmental abnormality in the elbow joint which involves a complex structure of three bones.  If the three bones do not fit together…

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Rehabilitation of Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Disease

Rehabilitation of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease Cranial cruciate ligament disease may be treated either conservatively or surgically.  The decision to treat your dog’s cranial cruciate ligament disease with conservative or surgical management…

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Radial Endoprosthesis for Bone Cancer

The radial endoprosthesis is a limb sparing surgery that replaces a section of bone affected by a bone tumour to prevent the need for full limb amputation. The endoprosthesis completely…

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Feline Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement is used to treat end-stage disease of the knee joint with the hope of restoring pain-free function. What is total knee replacement? Total knee replacement involves cutting…

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Tibial Endoprosthesis for Bone Cancer

The tibial endoprosthesis is a limb sparing surgery that replaces a section of bone affected by a bone tumour to prevent the need for full limb amputation. The endoprosthesis completely…

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Amputation Prosthesis (PerFiTS)

What is an amputation prosthesis (PerFiTS)? A PerFiTS is a uniquely designed prosthetic implant incorporating an endoprosthesis and exoprosthesis, which avoids full-limb amputation in cases of limb malformation, tumour or trauma to provide your dog…

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Canine Total Knee Replacement

What is Total Knee Replacement? Total knee replacement involves cutting out the whole of the diseased knee joint and replacing this with a prosthetic joint, the surgery is very similar…

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Total Shoulder Replacement

What is total shoulder replacement? Total shoulder replacement is an advanced surgical procedure and should only be performed by experienced orthopaedic surgeons. It involves cutting out the whole of the…

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Limb Sparing Surgery

Limb sparing surgery reduces the need for full amputation of a limb in the presence of a tumour, deformity or major trauma, and allows the animal to retain normal function…

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