Orthopedics

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.

Disuse muscle atrophy inhibited by nutritional supplement

The supplement Fortetropin has been shown to curb muscle atrophy associated with postoperative exercise restriction in dogs following surgical repair of cruciate tears.

Mobility matters: nutritional management of canine joint disease

Osteoarthritis in dogs is often diagnosed late owing to several factors. Here’s why, plus tips for managing this debilitating disease through nutrition.

Orthopedic outcomes improve when veterinary surgeons and rehab teams collaborate

Solid communication between surgeons and rehabilitation specialists is the key to successful outcomes for orthopedic surgery patients.

VMX 2020—Pet weight loss and mobility: tips from the pros

Pet obesity is, unfortunately, still making news. But Banfield Pet Hospital is hoping to make progress in the fight against pet overweight and obesity with its 2020 VET Report.