From lameness work-up to regenerative therapies and complex surgery, here at Veterinary Specialists Ireland we offer a full suite of orthopaedic services.

Common conditions include cruciate ligament injury, hip dysplasia and total hip replacement, elbow dysplasia and resurfacing, simple and complex fractures, joint fusions and musculotendinous injuries.

Cutting edge treatments

  • Lameness work-up
  • Diagnostic anaesthesia
  • Simple & complex fracture repair
  • Minimally-invasive fracture repair
  • Cranial cruciate ligament injury
  • Patellar luxation
  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
  • Total hip replacement
  • Joint & cartilage resurfacing
  • Joint dislocations
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Joint fusion
  • Angular limb deformity
  • Custom 3D printed surgical guides
  • Custom 3D printed implants
  • Intra-articular therapy
  • Developmental orthopaedic diseases
  • Specialised care for performance athletes


  • Physical therapy
  • Hydrotherapy

Advanced diagnostics

  • Digital radiography
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • 64-slice CT
  • 1.5T MRI
  • Joint fluid analysis
  • Serology
  • Intraoperative Fluoroscopy

Postoperative care

  • Experienced nursing team
  • In-house physical therapy

Regenerative medicine

  • Platelet rich plasma
  • Stem cell therapy