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Spinal trauma

Spinal trauma

Injuries to the vertebral column can be very serious and often require urgent attention. If the spinal column is unstable it may need to be stabilised with surgery. Our spinal surgeons are experienced with vertebral fractures and luxations including the use of a variety of techniques to stabilise the vertebrae.

  • Fracture stabilisation.
    • SOP Plating system.
    • Pins and PMMA techniques.
  • Atlantoaxial subluxation.
  • Traumatic intervertebral disc extrusion.

the team

Ben Walton, RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics), Chestergates Veterinary Specialists

Ben Walton

RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Ciaran Jones, consultant in orthopaedics at ChesterGates

Ciaran Jones

American Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (ACVS-SA)

Lorena Martinez, Veterinary Neurologist at ChesterGates Referrals

Lorena Martinez

Clinician in Neurology