Though describing a very active house pet, this case represents one possible approach to treating a common condition in many sporting dog breeds, bicipital tendonitis. This case will describe a conservative pre-operative approach to treatment of bicipital tendonitis. In addition, post-operative rehabilitation after biceps tendon release surgery will be discussed.
Editor's Note:Physical therapy and rehabilitation training techniques for dogs is the topic of a new column making its debut this month. DVM Newsmagazine and the American Canine Sports Medicine Association have developed this series to offer practical information for veterinarians when providing rehabilitation services for patients.