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Sprains, strains and general aches & pains

Sprains, Strains and General Aches & Pains

There are five types of tissues that may sustain an injury and need the expertise of a Physiotherapist to treat them. The tissues include muscle, ligament, intra-articular structures (such as meniscus and cartilage), joint capsules, and bone. It is essential for a thorough understanding of the physiological mechanisms of healing of these tissues in order to progress and manage rehabilitation following...
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In paw health? Carpal & tarsal injuries

All about carpal & tarsal injuries

Injuries to the carpus and tarsus of the greyhound are common. The carpus is the wrist joint of the dog and the tarsus is the heel joint. These joints act as shock absorbers during weight bearing and are easily injured due to their lack of muscular support. Both the carpus and the tarsus are very complex, multilevel joints, supported by several ligaments...
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