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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Is there any thing that can be done parrolet that has

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is there any thing that can be done for a parrolet that has a broken foot?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Therapy would be predicated upon where the break has occurred and the type of break. Have X-rays been taken?
The rapid metabolism of birds can bridge fractures in as little as 3 weeks and so I might simply apply a small padded bandage for my patient's comfort. A brace made from cotton-tip applicators or a tongue depressor might be applied if the fracture site is unstable and stability is important.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Keewee. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin

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