If you have any additional questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our knowledgeable team. We’re here to help your pet regain their mobility and live a happy, pain-free life!
How can orthopaedic vet surgery help my pet?
Orthopaedic vet surgery specialises in treating bone-related injuries and medical conditions in pets. Our expert team utilises their skills to provide the necessary treatments, such as surgery or non-surgical approaches, to help your pet recover from broken bones, fractures, and other orthopaedic issues.
What is Medially Luxating Patella (MLP)?
Medially Luxating Patella is a condition where the kneecap moves out of place from within the knee. This can cause pain and cartilage wear. Our orthopaedic team is experienced in diagnosing and treating MLP to alleviate your pet’s discomfort.
What are Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears?
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears occur when there is a partial or complete tear in the ligament that connects the femur to the knee. This can lead to pain and immediate lameness. Our orthopaedic experts are skilled in addressing ACL tears to restore your pet’s mobility.
Are all pelvic fractures treated with surgery?
No, not all pelvic fractures require surgery. Our team will examine your pet and determine the most suitable treatment plan, which may include non-surgical approaches for certain types of pelvic fractures.
How are limb fractures treated?
Limb fractures in pets can be treated through various methods, including the use of stainless-steel plates to aid in the recovery process. Our orthopaedic team will assess the fracture and recommend the most appropriate treatment option for your pet’s specific situation.
What causes hip dislocation in pets?
Hip dislocation can occur due to sudden and severe trauma, such as a car accident. However, it can also be caused by conditions like hip dysplasia, even without significant trauma. Our orthopaedic experts have experience in diagnosing and treating hip dislocation to improve your pet’s comfort and well-being.
What is a patella tendon tear?
A patella tendon tear is a disruption of the tendon between the kneecap (patella) and the top of the tibia, where the patella tendon attaches. Our orthopaedic team can diagnose and provide appropriate treatment options to address patella tendon tears in pets.
How are anconeal fractures treated?
Anconeal fractures involve fractures of the “hook” at the end of the ulna, which helps stabilise the elbow joint. Our orthopaedic specialists can determine the best course of action for treating anconeal fractures, whether through surgical intervention or other suitable treatments.
Can you provide orthopedic services for dogs and cats with other conditions?
Absolutely! Our orthopedic vet surgery services extend to a range of conditions and injuries in both dogs and cats. From hip dysplasia and luxating patella to hypothyroidism and fractures, we offer comprehensive treatment options tailored to your pet’s specific needs.
How experienced is your orthopedic team?
Our orthopaedic team boasts over a decade’s worth of experience in assessments, examinations, treatments, and post-treatment care for pets with orthopaedic issues. You can trust their expertise in delivering the highest quality of care to your furry friends.