Orthopedics

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.

Not one good leg to stand on ... literally

What a bear of a dog taught this veterinary technician about bad luck, teamwork and the strength of the human-animal bond.

Canine OA: advanced diagnostics and alternative therapies

The latest on diagnosing and managing a chronic, painful and potentially debilitating condition that affects an estimated 25% of your canine veterinary patients.