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DIRECT TRAUMA Henry – 5 years old, Jack Russell Terrier History – Henry is a family pet and during his usual play with a tennis ball he jumped up and twisted through his body landing hard on his hind legs….
A preliminary study to investigate the range of motion of the proximal limb joints and relationships to British Veterinary Association/Kennel Club (BVA/KC) hip score in dogs.
Hip dysplasia is one of the most common orthopaedic diseases in dogs and often show minimal clinic signs
Passive joint ROM demonstrates integrity of the joint without influence of muscle activity.
Dogs with a higher BVA/KC hip score on one side may predispose to an increased measured extension range of that hip joint and the contralateral forelimb elbow extension.