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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Integrative rehab in a veterinary teaching hospital

Integrative rehab in a veterinary teaching hospital

When it comes to integrative rehab, a teaching hospital offers many benefits, including a collaboration between services, access to specialized equipment, research opportunities, and...

Recognizing soft tissue injuries in dogs from an integrative perspective — Pt 1

Applying rehab and physiotherapy techniques to an injured dog should be preceded by a proper consideration of how the injury developed and progressed, and...
Alternatives to traditional spay and neuter – evolving best practices in dog sterilization

Alternatives to traditional spay and neuter – evolving best practices in dog sterilization

Standard spay and neuter surgery can have negative impacts on a dog’s health. What are some alternatives options? In the United States, broad scale pet...
Medical cannabis for animals

Medical cannabis for animals

There are many issues involved in the consideration of cannabis as medicine, including regulation, product selection and safety. Cannabis and marijuana are the common names...
supplements for mobility

Supplements for mobility

What’s the evidence that certain foods and supplements can help manage osteoarthritis? Can we recommend our clients use food to help medically manage osteoarthritis in...
Supplements for osteoarthritis

Supplements for osteoarthritis: what’s the evidence?

A review of the scientific evidence and research on supplements recommended for dogs with osteoarthritis, from Omega-3s to SAMe to vitamin E. Many dietary supplements...
Laser therapy in veterinary medicine

Laser therapy in veterinary medicine

Laser therapy at the appropriate wavelength and power density has many applications for many conditions. Laser therapy is a treatment modality that has been utilized...
Two approaches to laser therapy in horses

Two approaches to laser therapy in horses

Have you ever treated a horse for a tendon injury, only to run out of treatment options? You’ve tried shoeing changes, a modified exercise...
Can canine cataracts be dissolved or “unfried”?

Can canine cataracts be dissolved or “unfried”?

An in-depth look at cataract formation in dogs, and options for treatment. Cataracts are common in older dogs. This article will look at the process...
Lasers in canine physical rehabilitation

Lasers in canine physical rehabilitation

Class III and Class IV lasers have important applications in physical rehab for dogs, but proper training in the use of this therapy is...