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11 Alternative Modalities for Pain Management in Pets

May, 31

If your dog or cat experiences pain or discomfort, consider trying one of these alternative modalities before reaching for the pain meds! Did you know that animals experience pain just as humans do? Because dogs and cats are so stoic, most pet parents don’t realize when they’re in pain. In nature, an animal that shows signs of pain or weakness...

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Palliative Care Physiotherapy

Feb, 02

I’ve been messaging back and forth with a UK animal physio about a case that turned out to be a nerve sheath tumor.  The most recent round of discussion has been about treatment now that the diagnosis has been established.  The diagnosing veterinarian told the owner to stop physiotherapy as it wouldn’t be of any benefit.  My suggestion is palliative...

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Myofascial Trigger Points, Pain, and Therapy

Nov, 18

Myofascial Trigger Points in Veterinary Patients abridged - see link at bottom for full article. Myofascial trigger points can be located within the belly, origin, or insertion of a muscle and are known to cause decreased changes in range of motion, muscle weakness, and postural imbalance as the patient develops gait pattern changes in order to function without pain. Observation of...

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What Are the Different Types of Dog Physical Therapy?

Oct, 17

If your dog is recovering from injury or surgery, canine physical therapy is frequently the next step in the healing process. Dog physical therapy is an adaptation of the same types of techniques and modalities used for humans. The goal is to decrease pain while increasing increase mobility, function and overall quality of life. Here you’ll find an overview on...

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The Value of Integrative Veterinary Medicine

Oct, 12

As most veterinary professionals know, the health of a patient is more than the sum of its various parts and systems. Besides absence of illness or injury, a pet’s well-being encompasses lifestyle, nutrition, behavior and exercise. Nobody understands this like veterinarians who take an integrative approach to patient care. Treatments and services such as acupuncture, phototherapy, nutraceuticals and rehabilitation are...

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