Orthopedics in dogs and cats
Orthopedics in animals is an important part of veterinary medicine. Our veterinarian Elsje Peletier has a lot of experience in the orthopedic field. Besides giving advice and performing orthopedic examinations, she also performs various orthopedic surgeries. In addition, we work together with various orthopedic specialists.
What is orthopedics?
Orthopedics includes disorders of the “musculoskeletal system”. This consists of all the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints in the body. Common orthopedic conditions in dogs and cats are:
- Hip dysplasia
- Elbow dysplasia
- Knee problems such as a torn cruciate ligament, meniscus or patella luxation
- Bone fractures
De Dierenkliniek offers various treatments within orthopedics, including:
- Orthopedic surgery
- Orthopedic research and diagnostics
- Rehabilitation and movement therapy
- Laser Therapy
At De Dierenkliniek, we always look for the best possible solution for your pet. Together with you, we discuss which treatment is most appropriate, both short-term and long-term.
If you have any questions about this topic, please do not hesitate to contact us.