MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy

MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy – An Investigation into Infantile Dew Claw Removal as a Factor in Reducing the future Range of Movement of the Canine Carpal Jointto find out:1) Whether there is a difference in ROM (range of movement) between dogs with dew claws and those without dew claws. 2) Is flexion (flex) or extension (ext) affected by dewclaws or no dew claws. 3) Is there a difference between ROM and the left or right side of the dog. 4) If there is a difference in ROM between the different breeds of dogs. 5) Does age have an effect on ROM. 6) Which has the bigger effect on ROM – sex or body condition of the dog.