Assistive Devices: Common Injuries

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

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 & lateral collateral ligaments
  • Triceps tendon avulsion
  • Hygroma
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Post-op arthrodesis

Carpus (wrist) and Paw

  • Hyper-extension instability
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris
  • Medial and lateral collateral
  • Osteosarcoma palliative care
  • Post-Op pancarpal arthrodesis
  • Post-Op partial carpal arthrodesis
  • Failed arthrodesis
  • Digital flexor(s)
  • Neurological positioning control
  • Brachial plexus
  • Radial nerve
  • Digit amputation or malformation
  • Chondrodysplastic triplanar instability

Stifle (Knee)

  • Cranial cruciate ligament
  • Caudal cruciate ligament
  • Medial and lateral collateral ligament
  • Patellar tendon
  • Tibial crest fracture
  • Luxating patella
  • Pivot shift instability

Tarsus (Hock) and Paw

  • Achilles complex
  • Post-op arthodesis
  • Medial and lateral collateral injury
  • Digital flexor(s) injury
  • Hyper-extension instability
  • Neurological positioning control
  • Immobilize tibiotarsal joint

prosthetics-23Pelvic (Hind Limb) Prosthetics

  • Elective subtotal amputation
  • Amelia
  • Congenital deformity
  • Residual limb protection

Thoracic (Forelimb) Prosthetics

  • Elective subtotal amputation
  • Amelia
  • Congenital deformity
  • Residual limb protection

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Latham, NY 12110
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Natick, MA 01760
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Woburn, MA 01801
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
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North Andover, MA 01845
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