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Extreme splayed leg...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicksntexas, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. chicksntexas

    chicksntexas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my 3 week old BCM...For the first 2 weeks, I had band-aids on his legs and it seemed to be working! He picked it off and I left off for a couple of days...I don't know if you can really tell by the pic, but he can't hardly stand on his right leg! It's almost twisted backwards! Any ideas, recommendations ?? band-aids are not working...his legs are too big!

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    Thanks for any input!

    Edited for spelling...
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2011
  2. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly some just don't come around, bandaids just can't be expected to fix congenital deformities. [​IMG]
     
  3. chicksntexas

    chicksntexas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So maybe it's not fixable?
     
  4. magsrags

    magsrags Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly, in my experience they do not come back if the problem isn't solved in the firtst couple of weeks. Good luck with your cutie. [​IMG]
     
  5. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    experience they do not come back if the problem isn't solved in the firtst couple of weeks

    Same here, even then splinting the legs only works if the problem is mostly soft tissue and the splinting is done early on and holds the joint stable until the muscle structure can catch up to do its job.

    If there are mechanical problems, deformities of the bones or joints then splinting is almost certain to fail.​
     

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