INJURY PREVENTION AND THE CANINE ATHELETE

INJURY PREVENTION AND THE CANINE ATHLETE This article I found very informative and certainly provides handlers of canine athletes with information on how we can assist our dogs to remain injury free. by Amie Lamoreaux Hesbach, PT, DPT, CCRP, CCRT Empower Physio PeT, Maynard, MA The number of dogs and owners involved in canine sports […]

TURMERIC GOLDEN PASTE RECIPE

  TURMERIC – MAKING A GOLDEN PASTE Here’s a recipe for Golden Paste to assist you dog with pain management! You may have heard of the benefits of turmeric for your dog which includes: It’s a powerful antioxidant It’s a natural and effective anti-inflammatory It may help prevent and assist with certain cancer treatments It […]

TURMERIC – EFFECTIVE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ?

TURMERIC – EFFECTIVE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY? Turmeric, that bright orange spice that makes curries yellow, has many health benefits. One area in which it’s coming to the fore is in treating arthritis or joint pain.  The good news is that now there’s scientific testing that confirms its effectiveness. An exciting clinical trial published in the Journal of […]

OCD

OCD – BUT NOT THE OBSESSIVE KIND No, not the OCD that compels your dog to keep checking on his buried bones. In this case, OCD stands for Osteochondritis Dissecans. It’s a painful joint disease affecting shoulders, elbows or knees. OCD is more common in large-breed dogs. It is often found in Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Rottweiler’s, […]