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Pet Arthroscopy: A View from Inside

You may have heard the term arthroscopy in relation to a friend or family member’s orthopedic problems and surgeries. As veterinary medicine follows human medicine, pet patients can also benefit from this advanced diagnostic and therapeutic surgical technique.

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The TPLO Procedure for Pets

Injuries to the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) are one of the most common orthopedic problems seen in dogs. Similar to an ACL injury in a person’s knee, dogs often rupture or strain their CCL (for a variety of reasons), which … Continue reading

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Patellar Luxation: Your Pet’s “Trick” Knee

Patellar luxation, or the tendency of the knee cap to dislocate, is a relatively common problem in our pets, particularly small breed dogs.

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