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A Diagnosis of Elimination and Why it Matters

A woman came to me for help with her dog when going through one of the worst experiences a dog parent can go through. To have your dog wake and be unable to walk, and then be told your dog will get progressively worse. Did this beautiful girl have the progressive spinal cord disease that would eventually lead to rear paralysis (inability to walk)?

Laser therapy and rehab can add years to the lives of dogs affected by Degenerative Myelopathy

A new retrospective review study now gives hope to dogs and dog parents!  This study examined intensive rehabilitation combined with one of two laser therapy (photobiomodulation) protocols. 

By |2021-03-23T18:54:50+00:00July 21, 2020|canine anatomy, canine rehabilitation, Degenerative Myelopathy, senior dogs|Comments Off on Laser therapy and rehab can add years to the lives of dogs affected by Degenerative Myelopathy

Daily “Physiotherapy” Increases Life Span of Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy

Physiotherapy including exercise, massage, nutrition, and acupuncture can improve survival time of dogs with degenerative myelopathy

By |2021-02-05T04:44:52+00:00October 20, 2019|canine rehabilitation, Degenerative Myelopathy, dog fitness|Comments Off on Daily “Physiotherapy” Increases Life Span of Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy
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