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Assistive Devices: Common Injuries

Common Injuries That May Benefit from an Assistive Device, Orthotic Brace or Prosthetic The Elbow: Medial compartment arthritis Varus/Valgus instability Medial compartment unloading Medial &…

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Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography (CT), commonly referred to as a Cat Scan, uses x-rays and a computer to generate cross-sectional images of a region of interest.  CT…

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Fluoroscopy/Interventional Radiology

Fluoroscopy uses x-rays to display live images in real time on a computer screen. The technology also acquires x-ray movie clips of the procedure. This…

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Intra-articular Therapies (Joint Injections)

Regenerative treatments are aimed at restoring structure and function to tissues, organs and body systems that have been damaged by injury or disease. Intra-articular therapies…

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Low Level Laser

What is a low level laser and how does it work? The word LASER is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation….

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Manual Therapies

Benefits of Massage Relieves stress Improves circulation Lowers blood pressure Relaxes muscles Improves flexibility Increases range of motion Strengthens the immune system Enhances post-traumatic or…

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

What is Minimally Invasive Surgery? Minimally invasive surgery is frequently used in human medicine. Over the last decade it has transitioned over to veterinary medicine….

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Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)

What is Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)? It is the administration of an electrical current generated by a stimulator that travels through leads to electrodes placed…

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Passive and Active Range of Motion

Range of Motion Exercises assist with & induce: Joint and soft tissue mobility Muscle elasticity Lowered liklihood of fibrosis and contracture Improved circulation Reduced edema

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Radiography (X-Rays)

Radiographs, commonly referred to as x-rays, are taken of all body parts to survey changes that may be present in bone or soft tissues.  This…

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Spinal Surgery

Veterinary spinal surgery, or neurosurgery, is performed both by neurologists and surgeons. Unlike in human medicine, veterinary neurosurgery is not a specific sub-specialty. The most…

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Stretching & Joint Mobilization

Benefits of Stretching: Improves flexibility and extensibility of periarticular tissues Improves flexibility and extensibility of muscles and tendons Benefits of joint mobilization Decreases pain Stimulates…

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Superficial Thermal Therapies

What are the benefits of cold therapy and how should it be applied? Benefits: Reduces and helps control inflammation Reduces muscle spasm Promotes blood flow…

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Supportive Slings, Braces, Assistive Devices

Supportive Slings and Harnesses: We use a variety of supportive slings and harnesses to provide a dog with support in standing and walking.  Slings can…

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Surgical Services

Our surgical facility is operational 24-hours a day. During surgery your pet is monitored at all times using both modern equipment and experienced human observation….

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Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement in Dogs The Hip Joint     The hip is a ball and socket joint. The normal hip has a tight fit and the…

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Treadmills

Treadmills Treadmills are used in the veterinary physical therapy and rehabilitation world to encourage the patient to redevelop their gait and body position while walking….

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Ultrasound

  Ultrasound uses sound waves and a computer to generate focused images of the body.  It does not use x-rays, a form of ionizing radiation,…

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Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics

Port City and OrthoPets Through our partnership with Orthopets, and in keeping with our dedication to ensuring all of our clients return to a high…

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24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Natick, MA 01760
508.319.2117

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Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801
781.932.5802

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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