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Thank you. I would like references that support what you've said about the appropriate course if an implant has loosened.
The doctor is an orthopedic specialist but I'm having doubts about his suggestion.
Thank you again. I have read some papers and articles about implants loosening and none have mentioned doing physical therapy after this has happened. The doctor also said that maybe the implant has reset itself and won't move anymore so PT could possibly help. The dog is holding his leg up and won't put weight on it. What I have read seems to indicate that once the loosening has occurred, there is no remedy. Once loosened, the implant will continue to move and revision surgery will be needed.
I just wanted another expert opinion before I found another doctor.