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Source: CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA

Tailoring a plan: International opinion on nutraceutical and multimodal management of joint health in dogs and cats (Sponsored by Nutramax Laboratories and Bioiberica)

February 1, 2014

In this roundtable discussion, an international group of clinicians discusses various therapeutic strategies, as well as a multimodal approach to treat joint disease in canine and feline patients.

Source: CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA

Current concepts in the understanding of joint disease: Conference Proceedings 2011 (Sponsored by Iams)

January 18, 2011

Proceedings for "Current concepts in the understanding of joint disease," a symposium by Iams.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Osteoarthritis in the geriatric canine

July 1, 2009

Athens, Ga. — Osteoarthritis affects millions of dogs each year. Joint injuries can lead to the development of OA later in life.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Osteoarthritis in cats: What we now know

November 1, 2008

It appears to be more common than previously thought and could be a major cause of discomfort in senior cats.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Faux joints created for study of arthritis

December 1, 2007

Columbia, Mo. — University of Missouri researchers have developed an in vitro joint model that replaces laboratory animals, cuts costs and improves safety when studying human and canine arthritis.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

That old, slow dog: Is it really arthritis?

March 1, 2007

Geriatric dogs are commonly referred to us for evaluation of what clients call slowing down. Often the tentative diagnosis before referral is arthritis (or is interpreted by the client as such), and the dog is receiving an NSAID.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Research Update: Effects of electrostimulated acupuncture in dogs with elbow arthritis

January 1, 2007

In this controlled clinical trial from a university hospital, nine dogs with chronic forelimb lameness and radiographic evidence of elbow osteoarthritis were treated with electrostimulated acupuncture.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Getting the jump on osteoarthritis

November 1, 2006

Columbia, MO — A group of researchers is exploring ways to diagnose and treat osteoarthritis in the earliest stages, before irreversible damage is done to joints.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Osteoarthritis in cats: Still a mass of unknowns

February 1, 2006

When addressing arthritis in cats, we presume similarities to arthritis in dogs, interpreting radiographs and clinical signs with canine differential diagnoses in mind. And we develop therapies based on how dogs are managed. But these presumptions have little scientific basis. In fact, we know little about how many cats have arthritis, what effect their arthritis has on their lifestyles, or to what degree therapy improves their comfort level.

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