Orthopedics

Read this before performing your next veterinary orthopedic exam

There’s no single way to practice veterinary medicine or perform orthopedic exams, but these tips will serve you well in your quest to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Top 5 ailments in senior dogs

Early detection of disease is key to maximizing an older dog’s quality of life. Teaching owners about common ailments can help these ptients get appropriate treatment sooner rather than later.

Episode 26: Hope for canine osteoarthritis sufferers

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, is joined by small animal surgeon and rehabilitation specialist, Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, PhD, CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR, who discusses the rise in canine rehabilitation and her new resource for managing canine arthritis.

Rehabilitation and canine osteoarthritis: a multimodal approach

Early recognition of degenerative joint disease combined with a multimodal treatment approach that includes a comprehensive rehabilitation plan can improve patient outcomes.

Episode 14: A veterinary orthopedic surgeon’s unconventional journey

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Adam Christman is joined by orthopedic surgeon David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS, who shares the unique evolution of his career in veterinary medicine.

FDA approves generic carprofen chewable for dogs

The new drug has been proven safe and effective in relieving pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.