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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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Canine Hip Dysplasia and Prolotherapy: From The Case Files—Hunter’s Hip Dysplasia Was Nearly A Death Sentence

Canine Hip Dysplasia and Prolotherapy: From The Case Files—Hunter’s Hip Dysplasia Was Nearly A Death Sentence

Sometimes you hear a word so often that it loses its meaning. Hip dysplasia is a common orthopedic issue in dogs. That doesn’t mean that it cannot be debilitating. There are still dogs who are euthanized because of the severe effects of hip dysplasia. Thank you, Dr. Mark D Newkirk, for sharing Hunter’s story. Hunter’s story Hunter, a one-year-old yellow…

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