Ginger and her OrthoPets Carpus Devices (Dog wrist braces)

Here are a few photos of cute Ginger, a border terrier, with IMPA. IMPA (immune-mediated polyarthritis) is a disease in which the immune system mounts an inflammatory response within the joints, causing pain, swelling, and difficulty walking. Ginger is using OrthoPets...

Jonah and his OrthoPets Carpus Device (Dog wrist brace)

Jonah is a 2-year-old male neutered Bernese Mountain Dog. He had his left front 2nd digit amputated over a year ago due to recurring antibiotic-resistant infection. Unfortunately, following the amputation, he developed a non-healing pressure sore on his remaining 3rd...

Penny the Baby Giraffe and her OrthoPets Carpus Brace

Penny was referred to OrthoPets from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as an 8-week-old reticulated giraffe calf that presented with angular limb deformity due to bilateral fetlock and carpus joint laxity. Penny’s injuries occurred after she...

Cowboy and his OrthoPets Carpus Device

Cowboy is a 1.5-year-old mixed breed who is a patient through our OrthoPets Michigan Partner Clinic, Pawsitive Steps Rehab and Therapy for Pets. He originally presented in July 2017 as a puppy for a number of issues, but the most severe was his congenital ectrodactyly...

Carpal Joint Orthoses

Injury to the carpus is common and can be complex because the joint itself is complex. The carpus as a biomechanical structure must be thought of as 3 joints, 7 carpal bones, 2 antebrachial bones, and 4 or 5 metacarpal bones. There are multiple ligaments holding this...

Cast Configuration Study- OrthoPets Carpus Devie

This study on pressure sores as a result of different lengths of immobilizing casts was released yesterday–click the link below to read the study for more information. The the 3-point corrective system discussed is a cornerstone of our OrthoPets orthotic...