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TCVM for Dogs: Four Paws, Five Directions—The Theory Behind The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

TCVM for Dogs: Four Paws, Five Directions—The Theory Behind The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

What the heck is Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and isn’t it obsolete? Modern veterinary medicine is making daily strides and breakthroughs. But sometimes scientists are limited by the way they know to look at things. A different point of view might offer solutions scientists didn’t dream up. An alternative approach can offer answers where they didn’t seem to be…

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Prolotherapy for Dogs: Forerunner To Stem Cell Regenerative Therapy?

Prolotherapy for Dogs: Forerunner To Stem Cell Regenerative Therapy?

Prolotherapy is a non-surgical treatment that can increase tendon and ligament strength and relieve arthritis in dogs. In involves injections of substances to induce inflammation or facilitate other reactions in the affected tissues. The goal is to relieve pain and improve function. Prolotherapy is an alternative treatment option some veterinarians have used for decades. Prolotherapy was the first non-surgical option…

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Chiropractic Care for Dogs: Don’t Knock It Until You Tried It

Chiropractic Care for Dogs: Don’t Knock It Until You Tried It

Chiropractic care can help treat injuries, restore mobility and relieve pain. But the benefits of chiropractic care don’t end there; Source: Trupanion Animal chiropractic? Really? Well, until recently, I didn’t know much about it either. When I first read about it, as interesting as it sounded, I would have never considered it for my dog. Anecdotal evidence issue aside, in…

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