Guidelines for Home Rehabilitation of Your Dog: Instead of Surgery for Torn Knee Ligament: The First Four Weeks, Basic Edition

Guidelines for Home Rehabilitation of Your Dog: Instead of Surgery for Torn Knee Ligament: The First Four Weeks, Basic Edition Here is the link to the Amazon.com site for my booklet of instructions for you to follow after a diagnosis of torn CCL (cranial cruciate ligament, like ACL in people, in the knee) in your …

Torn Knee (and Other) Ligaments – Overview of Injury and Recovery

Ligament Structure, Injury, and Recovery for Your Dog or Cat or Other Pets- Former title: Stifle (Knee) Ligament Ruptures (Torn ACL, CCL) Information Overview and Ligament Injury Recovery. Prologue – This is a piece I wrote as an overview of torn knee ligament originally in 2007 for a client of Dr. Dennis Sundbeck, DVM, owner and …

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 …

Oki the Rottweiler Does Great on This Rehab Plan After Tearing His Knee Ligament and Meniscus!

“My hound/shepherd mix (Oki) was diagnosed with a torn ACL. After a consult with a surgical vet, I wanted to see what other options were available for Oki. Post-surgical recovery carried a high risk of “catastrophic failure” of my dog’s back leg and seemed like an extremely painful and difficult trial to put my dog …

Should My Dog (or Cat) Still be Limping After ( Knee ) Surgery?

Pain, pain, and also pain – This info about pet limping and pain could apply to almost any orthopedic surgery… and some of it applies to almost all injuries as well!       Pet limping after injury or surgery is overwhelmingly due to pain. The pain is caused by one or more of the …

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