KRUUSE I Postoperative Care KRUUSE Rehabilitation Equipment Canine physical rehabilitation is the use of physical modalities in conjunction with therapeutic exercises in order to improve the recovery of patients from surgical conditions and injury.The goal is to return the patient from reduced function to peak performance. Any form of musculoskeletal surgery can benefit from pre- and postoperative rehabilitation. Orthopaedic injuries and conditions such as cruciate ligament injuries, hip and elbow dysplasia, fractures, and severe muscle injuries will also benefit. All our rehabilitation products are carefully selected, and we offer you the most contemporary and updated range of rehabilitation equipment available. KRUUSE Rehab Elbow Protector Cat. No 279834 279835 279836 279837 279883 279916 279918 Description XS, Cocker Spaniel, Whippet S, Collie, Springer Spaniel M, Labrador, Dalmatian L, Rottweiler, German Shepherd XL, Bernese Mountain Dog Starter kit containing sizes XS - XL, 5/pk Starter kit, elbow protectors + weight cuffs, sizes XS - XL, 32/pk www.kruuse.com I The elbow protector is fastened above and under the joint with the aid of two Velcro bands. The bands run through loops in the protector so that it does not slide down the leg. Postoperative Care When a dog appears to be troubled by its elbow joints, the most common symptom is lameness or stiffness. When a dog shows these symptoms, an elbow protector is the ideal solution in connection with a training session in order to exert counter-pressure on subsequent swelling. For many dogs, the elbow protector can be crucial in how well they can adapt to their joint problems. It counteracts pain and swelling and gives muscles a chance to rest correctly. 10 · 259 The elbow protector can be used before and after surgery or in connection with chronic arthritic conditions such as osteoarthritis, OCD, ligament injuries, arthritis, ED and other problems.