Orthopedic Surgery Services from Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital
At Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital, our goal is to provide comprehensive healthcare services to your pets. While the major focus of what we do is on preventative care along with the health and wellness of your pet, we know that acute issues are going to ariase from time to time as well. One possible acute need that your pet might have involves orthopedic surgery. If your pet requires orthopedic surgery, trust us to provide the care that he or she needs.
What Is Orthopedic Pet Surgery?
Orthopedic surgery at the Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital focuses on the repair of bones, muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons. Some of the most common reasons why we might need to perform orthopedic surgery include:
- Repairing broken bones that might have been damaged in an accident
- Fixing torn ligaments that might have been damaged in a traumatic event
- Repairing cartilage that could have degraded due to chronic conditions such as arthritis
Orthopedic surgery at the Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital is performed to improve the health and function of your pet’s musculoskeletal system. Your pet needs a working musculoskeletal system to remain active. Count on us to help your pet with these problems.
Common Orthopedic Surgery Procedures We Perform
At Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital, there are a handful of common procedures that we perform. These include:
- The application of surgical pins and plates to repair broken bones
- External fixation and internal fixation procedures to stabilize damaged bones
- Ligament repairs for issues such as ACL tears
- Joint replacement surgeries to help with chronic conditions such as arthritis
These are only a few of the many orthopedic surgery procedures that we perform.
How Do You Perform Orthopedic Surgery?
At Mission Veterinary Clinic and Animal Emergency Hospital, we do not perform surgery lightly. We will review all of the options with you before making a recommendation for surgery. If you decide to proceed with your pet’s surgery, we will use general anesthesia to keep your pet safe and comfortable during the procedure. Then, a trained veterinarian surgeon will complete the operation from start to finish. Finally, your pet will be taken to a recovery area to wake up in a comfortable setting. Trust us to take care of your pet surgery.