Every step matters
The musculoskeletal system consists of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Orthopaedic specialists in both veterinary and human medicine treat a vast range of patients of all ages and from all walks of life, to treat deformities, joint complaints trauma and disease.
Humans have a muscles and skeletons. Animals have muscles and skeletons.
Everyday there are advancements and research breakthroughs in both veterinary and human medicine, yet at present neither profession collaborates to share their information that would progress treatments and procedures in the field of musculoskeletal disease for the benefit of humans and animals simultaneously
Is it right that today, cats and dogs like Oscar have access to significantly more advanced treatments and procedures than John, helping them to live a pain-free and active life?
Is it right that we continue to test human medical advancements on otherwise healthy laboratory animals, often for human only benefit when we have clinical patients like Oscar who has successfully gone on to live a life on four legs?