Rehabilitation For Cranial Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency In Dogs
Neyran ALTINKAYA*, Ediz NECATİ (*corresponding author)
Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rehabilitation programs aim to restore normal joint kinematics, relieve pain, return the dog to full functionality, and improve neuroadaptation. The aim of this study is to help establish a long-term, multicenter, prospective standard treatment to determine the role of rehabilitation after CCL surgery in dogs. Postoperative rehabilitation programs should be individually designed according to the degree of tissue healing and the achievement of functional goals. Therapists must understand the stages of tissue healing, reassess the patient frequently, and use clinical reasoning skills to advance treatment individually.Cite as: ALTINKAYA Neyran, NECATİ Ediz. Rehabilitation for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency in Dogs. Gelenbevi Scientific Research Journal, 2022; online.