Dr. Martin performs routine procedures, but has also taken extensive continuing education courses on advanced surgical techniques. This allows him to perform more complicated procedures, such as fracture repairs, lateral suture placements, femoral head ostectomy, and repair of luxating patellas.
Dr. Byrd is able to perform routine procedures, such as spay/neutering, mass removals, and laceration repairs. Dr. Byrd helps patients that have undergone orthopedic surgery with Dr. Martin to decrease their pain level and recovery times. She utilizes acupuncture, laser therapy, manual therapy, and at-home exercises to help them heal faster.
Lateral suture for cruciate ligament rupture
Femoral head ostectomy (FHO)
Patella luxation repair
Jaw fracture repair
Bladder stone removal
Gastric dilation/volvulus (bloat)
Gastrointestinal foreign body removal
Soft and hard palate surgeries
This x-ray was taken prior to surgery. You can see a fracture in the tibia and fibula of the left leg.
Using internal fixation, Dr. Martin repaired the fracture using a titanium plate and screws.