Laurie's Blogs.


Jun 2012

TMJ Month

Hi folks!  Last month was crazy busy for me, and while it was wonderful to get to see and meet so many of you while lecturing & teaching, boy, it was a little exhausting.  But… enough about that!Last month I saw 3 dogs all with TMJ (temporomandibular joint) i...
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May 2012

My 2012 Favourite Textbook List

I am regularly asked about my favourite text books.  So I have come up with a list of my favourites - and ones to make note of!  I am a textbook junkie and my office walls are lined with books - so this is not an exhaustive list by any means, but the ones that I think a...
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May 2012

The Underwater Treadmill Question

The UWT Question… QUESTION:I am looking into starting my own rehab practice within a referral/emergency hospital. We are debating on whether the purchase of an UWTM is necessary to have or not. All of the local competitors have them. I figure that you can rehab dogs j...
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May 2012

Patellar Desmitis or Tendinopathy?

‘Patellar desmitis’ has been confirmed by ultrasonic investigation following tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO) and tibial tubercle advancement (TTA) surgeries.  It is suspected that the thickening is due to the increased stress on the patellar ligament.&n...
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Apr 2012


Why?  Why?????? Why would I want to take on such a large project as a membership website?  I’m crazy!? (Yeah, it’s true…I’ve come to terms with that!) But here’s the thing.  When I started dabbling in animal rehab, there were no ...
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