Thank you so much for the reply Diane! So helpful. Asher ended up indeed having partial tears in both back knees. He is 2 weeks post TPLO surgery in the right knee. The surgeon said, if everything heals well according to plan, Asher will have TPLO on the left one at 8 weeks post op. It's going to be a long haul, but the surgeon said he should be feeling great afterwards. What are you doing for physical therapy? The dr hasn't mentioned that to us. I wonder if there is a genetic component to this at all, or just a coincidence that they have the same parents??? I'll ask the dr when we go in for our 2 week post op appt today. I hope Riley continues to heal nicely and I'll keep my fingers crossed that she doesn't need the other side done.
I have a Caleb/Azriel offspring (Riley- 8.5 years old) that just had CCL surgery (TPLO). She had been having problems after heavy running after her ball for a while then all of a sudden injured her... more
Shelly, I also wondered if there was a genetic component. I can't help but figure it has something to do with their genetics since certain angles of the joint make them more predisposed for the... more