Stuart Ashworth can offer advanced care, investigation and repair of most orthopaedic problems, from ligment ruptures to complicated fractures. Stuart has an advanced qualification in orthopaedics, attaining the status of Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Orthopaedics. This allows him to offer this service for not only our own clients but for referred clients from other practices who need his expertise.
After training in America, Stuart can offer cruciate repair by the Slocum method, a superior repair method, ideal for the bigger dog. He has performed this many times now with great succcess.
Arthroscopy, using a video arthroscope can also be done This allows repairs to cartillage with minimum invasion and can show us changes to joint structures which can be missed on Xray.