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Shockwave Therapy for Your Pet

Randy Aronson, VMD CCRT What is Acoustic Pressure Wave Therapy? A non-invasive treatment solution using high-peak sound waves (acoustic pulses) that interact with the tissues of the body to provide fast pain relief and restore mobility and function. This therapy is ideal to accelerate the recovery process of a wide variety of sub-acute and chronic [...]

Is My Pet In Pain?

SIGNS OF PAIN: Not every pet in pain displays every sign listed below, but the changes listed could be an indicator of pain that should not be ignored. Early treatment by your veterinarian can help improve your pet’s mobility and quality of life. Change in mobility: Difficulty getting up and down Slower on walks [...]

Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMFs)

By Diana Pacheco, CVT CCRP What is PEMFs? PEMFs is a non-invasive pain-relieving, inflammation-reducing treatment that can be used in conjunction with oral medication, physical rehabilitation treatment, or singularly to help your pet. PEMFs therapeutic purpose is to enhance the production of bone, accelerate tissue healing and pain control.* The PEMF treatment delivers a microcurrent [...]

What is Laser Therapy?

By Diana Pacheco, CVT CCRP Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation, and decreased swelling. Laser therapy is a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option. Laser therapy is often used with other forms of integrative therapies including physical rehabilitation therapy [...]

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Dogs

By Dr. Justin C, Keaner, DVM, MS, CVMA & Elizabeth Riley What is Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome? Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is essentially the dog equivalent of Alzheimer’s disease. With CDS, a dog’s brain gradually degenerates, leading to abnormal and senile behaviors that reflect declining cognitive function. CDS is common in older dogs, generally occurring after [...]

Underwater Treadmill

By Diana Pacheco, CVT CCRP The underwater treadmill (UWTM) successfully treats many musculoskeletal conditions. It provides safe, controlled environment for gait analysis, exercise, stretching, muscle building, and neuromuscular stimulation. The chamber is dry as the animal walks into it with our expert technician. Warm water is then filled to the desired height to provide buoyancy, [...]

What is Degenerative Myelopathy?

By Diana Pacheco, CVT CCRP Has your dog recently been diagnosed with Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)? Let us give you a little insight into the disease process and how we can help you and your pet through the progression of this disease. The signs of this disease process (ataxia, hind limb weakness, toe nail scuffing or [...]

Stress in Cats

By Dr. Carine Klimentidis Often when I talk to clients about the fact that their cat might be stressed, I get a lot of funny looks or laughs – how could my cat possibly be stressed, he sleeps all day?! Well, cats perceive stress a lot differently than we do. They are both predators and [...]

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