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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.

29/04/2014 by 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.