Assistive Devices: Common Injuries

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Bulger Veterinary Hospital
Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
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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