Gastrointestinal disease

PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

Can physical therapy help with pancreatitis, constipation, colitis and many other digestive disorders your dog might face? Your veterinarian is the first point of contact for help with these issues. Any gastrointestinal disorders require evaluation by a primary care specialist for diagnosis instruction on proper nutrition, medication, and supplements Physical therapy is adjunctive care for internal disorders. However, it can…

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Intestinal Lymphangiectasia in Dogs: What the Heck is Intestinal Lymphangiectasia—Leroy’s Story

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia in Dogs: What the Heck is Intestinal Lymphangiectasia—Leroy’s Story

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re gonna get. Inflammatory bowel disease is a form of auto-immune disease in which the stomach and/or intestine become overwhelmed by inflammatory cells. The resulting chronic inflammation leads to changes in the lining of the digestive tract, messing with passage and absorption of food. At the…

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