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More on OrthoPets Media Process

We’ve just created a new document to help clients and vets with taking and sending photos and videos to us! Check out the full document here. OrthoPets Media Whether you are (a) sending in your case to get started, (b) fitting your device for the first time, or...

Why does OrthoPets need photos and videos for case intake?

Many clients and vets ask why we need media for case intake. Aren’t the impression and measurements enough?  The impression and measurements are of course critical, but they only represent a static leg. When we receive the still photos, that helps us compare the...

Orthotics Basics

Orthoses provide protected motion within a controlled range, prevent or reduce severity of injury, prevent or relieve contracture, allow lax ligaments and joint capsules to shorten, and provide functional stability for an unstable limb segment. These devices should...

V-OP and the Role of the Veterinarian

Veterinarians have a history of creating assistive devices from items at hand using everything from duct tape to superglue, plywood to low temperature thermoplastics, and aluminum rods to PVC pipe. We have a tradition of a “MacGuyver-like” fortitude driven primarily...

Origins of V-OP

Human orthotic and prosthetic (H-OP) practice traces its origins to ancient Egypt and Greece. Earliest assistive devices were made of leather and wood. In the 18th and 19th centuries, these materials were replaced with metal. Not surprisingly, the profession of...
OrthoPets’ Past and Future

OrthoPets’ Past and Future

OrthoPets is like nothing you have ever seen in veterinary medicine. OrthoPets offers custom orthotics (braces) and prosthetics manufactured to the same standards and with the same bioengineering skill used for human patients in a full-time on site and virtual clinic...