Ruptured Cruciate Ligament

Also known as

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease

Hind Legs

What to expect out of this session

Things to look out for

1
Irregular gait pattern especially in hind limbs
2
Unwillingness of dog to weight bear on a particular hind leg
3
Swelling and or excessive heat radiating from the stifle joint
4
Muscle wastage in effected leg
5
Popping noise may be hear if a miniscal tear has occured
6
Reduced range of motion of stifle joint
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What it can be caused by

Day to day wear and tear of Cruciate Ligament
Instability of the (stifle joint)
Repetitive stress of the joint from a particular exercise or activity
Genetically predispositioned to a weakened cruciate ligament in the hind
Excessive weight placing excess strain on the joint
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