Articles by Steve Fox, DVM PhD, MBA - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Steve Fox, DVM PhD, MBA

Steve Fox, DVM PhD, MBA

Multimodal treatment of canine osteoarthritis (Sponsored by Hill's and Novartis)
July 1, 2009

The foundational pieces of multimodal treatment of canine osteoarthritis should include: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a pet food rich in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and chondroprotective injectable polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG). The ultimate goal of a multimodal approach is to provide the maximum quality of extended life with a minimal effective dose of pharmacologics. The optimal multimodal approach is an overlapping of medical and nonmedical management.


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