Patient Clinical Examination

To educate and inform our veterinary and client community of our approach to Orthopedic and Neuropathic Examination in the canine patient.

General Orthopedic Examinations

Additional General Orthopedic Examination Videos

  • Recumbent – Demonstration of the initiation and performance of recumbent patient examination
  • Giant – Demonstration of the very large and Giant breed patient examination
  • Small Dog – Demonstration of table examination of small breed dogs
  • Pelvic Limb Exam – Demonstration of our current technique to examine the pelvic limb in the canine patient
  • Stifle Exam – Demonstration of our current technique to examine the stifle in the canine patient
  • Thoracic Limb Exam – Demonstration of our current technique to examine the thoracic limb in the canine patient
  • Distal Thoracic Limb Exam – Demonstration of our current technique to examine the distal thoracic limb in the canine patient

Orthopedic Examination Guide – An Orthopedic Exam Guide Sheet to aide in your physical examination and establishment of examination findings in the canine patient for the medical record

Neuropathic Examinations

Additional Neuropathic Examination Videos

Nerve Pain Syndrome Program – Neuropathic management plan to aide in the examination, diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain disorders in the canine patient

Gait Examinations

Additional Gait Examination Videos

  • Posture Change Observation – Demonstration and discussion of patient performing a posture change
  • Stance Observation – Demonstration and discussion of patient stance observation as part of the orthopedic and neuropathic clinical examination