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Vol. 8, Special Issue 4, Part B (2023)

Clinical outcome by effective physiotherapy after excision arthroplasty in a Labrador

Author(s): Dr. Basiri Dinesh, Dr. M Sravanthi, Dr. C Latha, Dr. K Jagan Mohan Reddy and Dr. Rahul Jampala
Abstract:
The study was conducted in a Labrador, 10 months of age, and weighted 24 kg to evaluate effectiveness of physiotherapy after femoral head and neck excision surgery. Femoral head and neck excision was performed with osteotome from base of trochanter minor to medial edge of greater trochanter. Effective physiotherapy by physical massage with cold/warm pack application, passive exercise, laser therapy, and swimming. Animal showed complete weight bearing by 4th post-operative day. Post-operative monitoring was done for 3 weeks. On serial follow up examinations dog showed good range of motion, with no or non-significant lameness and pain relief with excellent clinical outcome.
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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Dr. Basiri Dinesh, Dr. M Sravanthi, Dr. C Latha, Dr. K Jagan Mohan Reddy, Dr. Rahul Jampala. Clinical outcome by effective physiotherapy after excision arthroplasty in a Labrador. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2023;8(4S):77-79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/veterinary.2023.v8.i4Sb.641
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