Tag Archives: canine rehabilitation

Gus – Walking Tall Again

Gus is a handsome three year old 145 lb. Great Dane that lives a very active lifestyle. This Dane is an athlete.  He trail rides with his caretaker up to 5 miles, 3-4 times a week. When not hiking, he … Continue reading

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“When You Are All Grown Up”

One of the most common orthopedic problems in dogs is a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). A ligament connects one bone to another, often allowing for movement and stabilization of a joint. People have this ligament also. We call it … Continue reading

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Healthy Weight Program

Due to the national obesity epidemic, it is widely recognized that the risk for disease in obese animals is exponentially greater than in patients with more lean muscle mass. Of course, a sedentary lifestyle leads to weight gain, but it … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Lasers to Treat Man’s Best Friend

In veterinary practice, it is common to see dogs presenting with symptoms consistent with a diagnosis of intervertebral disk disease (IVDD).  The condition is similar to a herniated disk in humans, with symptoms ranging from pain to paralysis. Depending on … Continue reading

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