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Dear Dr, How does rehabilitation take for our pet parrot,

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Dear Dr Chris, How long does rehabilitation take for our pet parrot, now that his splint and pin have been removed from his legs? Many thanks.

Hello again, how is your parrot doing now?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hi Dr Chris, he has had his pin and stint removed. We have been told to keep him as still as possible, which is proving impossible. How long does the rehabilitation period usually last when the stints and pin has been removed? I am sure he can't wait to go back into his cage at some point. Thanks.

I would think we would be looking at around 4-6 weeks rehabilitation time, but I would be guided by your orthopedic surgeon who will have been able to review the xrays and guage the degree of healing which has taken place so far

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** I really appreciate it.

You're welcome