Orthopedic Solutions

Skylos Sports Medicine’s surgery department combines the expertise of a board certified surgeon with advanced surgical instrumentation to achieve unparalleled patient outcome in orthopedic surgery. From the common to the complex, covering the entire musculoskeletal system, our surgery department is equipped and experienced in diagnosing and treating all surgical conditions of the juvenile and adult canine.

Many orthopedic conditions are not straightforward to diagnose, but obtaining an accurate and timely diagnosis is essential to maximize patient well-being. The first step is to schedule an orthopedic consult.

Orthopedic diagnostics & surgical procedures

 

Conditions We Treat:

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  • Metacarpal fractures
  • Sesmoiditis

Carpus

  • Carpal hyperextension injuries
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris strains
  • Collateral ligament injury

Elbow

  • Fragmented medial coronoid process (FCP)
  • Humeral condyle osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
  • Ununited anconeal process
  • Incomplete humeral ossification
  • Elbow dislocation

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  • Humeral head osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
  • Supraspinatus tendinopathy
  • Infraspinatus tendinopathy
  • Medial shoulder syndrome
  • Biceps tendon injury
  • Shoulder dislocation

Tarsus

  • Superficial digital flexor tendon luxation repair
  • Common calcanean tendon rupture repair
  • Talus osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
  • Collateral ligament injury

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  • Cranial cruciate ligament rupture:
    • TPLO
    • TightRope stabilization
    • Lateral suture and/or anchor stabilization
  • Medial patella luxation (MPL)
  • Lateral patella luxation (LPL)
  • Femoral condyle osteochondritis dissecans

Hip

  • Treatment of juvenile hip dysplasia
    • Juvenile pubic symphysiodesis (JPS)
    • Triple or double pelvic osteotomy (TPO or DPO)
  • Treatment of adult hip dysplasia
    • Total hip replacement (THR)
    • Femoral head ostectomy (FHO)
  • Hip dislocation surgery (Hip Toggle)

Spine

  • Cervical intervetebral disk disease
    • Ventral slot decompression
  • Thoracolumbar spine intervetebral disk disease
    • Hemilaminectomy
  • Lumbar spine intervetebral disk disease