Yorkie Infection Pain After Knee Surgery – Issues in Rehab

Yorkie Infection Pain After Surgery – This post actually applies to any pet after surgery and not just to Yorkie infection pain after surgery. In a perfect world… I would have already published a good-sized booklet about  common rehab problems I encounter and the solutions we work towards, for everyone’s knowledge, about what helped and …

Low Back Pain—Is Motor Control Exercise Superior to General Exercise?

Research from the human side…relevant regardless 🙂 Rehabdeb, 3/2017 Low Back Pain—Is Motor Control Exercise Superior to General Exercise? A Review of the Research by NSCA Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ) and Nick Tumminello This article provides an overview of the scientific evidence comparing specific motor control exercise intervention to using a more general exercise approach, …

Otis, 9 yo Lab Mix With CCL/ACL Surgeries, 2012 and 6/2013 Lame and Painful

Hi my name is Debi. My dog Otis is a mix breed. Lab, shepherd and maybe some boxer or pit. He is 70lbs and 9 years old. He had his first acl surgery last year and his second in June. It was one year between surgeries almost to the day. It took some time last …

Hip Dysplasia Referral – Lameness, Limping, and Pain

Hip Dysplasia Referral – Hi Deborah, We were referred to you by Dr. Matthews (KAH).  He believes you can help us with Bella, our 5 year old blonde lab who was diagnosed with Hip Dysplasia 2 years ago. Since then, she has consistently been on Rimadyl. We visited Dr. X (a vet surgeon) and discussed …

Changing Pain Relievers for Pepper-Torn Ligament

Changing Pain Relievers for Pepper-Torn Ligament Deborah- Dr. L prescribed 2 weeks worth of Gabapentin and wants to have a check up with her on Feb 11th. He said that it is definitely a torn cruciate but will reassess for the meniscus at her check up. Pepper is willing to put weight on her leg …