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How can I help my dog with a luxating patella?
How Is Luxating Patella Treated? The methods for treating a luxating patella in dogs range from conservative medical management to surgery, depending on the grade of the disease. Most grade I and grade II instances are treated through pain and anti-inflammatory medications, weight management and exercise restriction.
Is there a brace for luxating patella?
Yes Lovepluspet dog brace could help dog luxating patella.
There are specific knee braces designed to treat patellar subluxation and/or patellar dislocation. These patellar subluxation braces provide additional support for your patella during treatment and help lead you to rehabilitation.
Many pet owners turn to knee braces as a luxating patella surgery alternative when the condition is mild. Bracing the knee allows the dog’s soft tissue to stabilize and gain the elasticity it needs. There are several rankings of luxating patella that define the severity, so be sure to talk with your vet about your dog’s specific needs.
Dog leg brace typically come in two options.