TPLO 10 Weeks

Posted by on January 15, 2013 at 3:09 pm

10 weeks since TPLO surgery. I think Ticket is finally on the upswing. I can see her bearing more weight on the surgery leg, and while she still has some residual lameness at times and alterations in her gait, she is moving much better. Her lameness does increase with exercise, but resolves, which indicates muscle […]

TPLO 7-8 weeks

Posted by on December 30, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Well, followup xrays showed Ticket’s bone hadn’t quite healed yet. So she gets to be a little more free (can be out of the crate if calm inside), but still no running around outside. She still has significant muscle atrophy, as well as pain in the muscles around her hip, and her psoas. Those last […]

TPLO 6 Weeks

Posted by on December 21, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Ticket is getting close to the end–5 days until followup xrays.  This week was 6 weeks after her surgery.   She is up to 30 minutes on the underwater treadmill with an incline.  That is no problem for her.  At home, we are doing two strengthening exercises every other day.  So we climbed up and down […]