Foot care is a critical part of an arthritis management plan It is very important to keep toenails trimmed short! Over-grown nails will change the biomechanics of the digits and could lead to arthritis in the toes. Long nails will […]
Lifestyle and Home Environment
Dogs spend most of their time at home, so it only makes sense that a comprehensive arthritis treatment plan would address how to make them comfortable at home, or on the go.
This section covers everything from simple ways to provide more traction in your home, to how to help your dog get on your bed or in the car. You’ll also learn about assistive devices that CARE recommends, supportive bed options, and much more.
With a few simple changes, you can help your dog with arthritis safely and comfortably navigate your home.
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- Oral medications (NSAIDs, etc.)
- Needles (Joint Injections, Adequan, Acupuncture)
- Weight Loss and Diet
- Omega 3s
- Other Supplements (Coming Soon!)
- Activity Modifications
- Home Modifications
- Assistive Devices
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Manual Therapy
Is it ok for my dog to use the stairs at home?
Make your stairs easier for your dog to navigate! If your dog has arthritis, you want to do everything you can to make them comfortable, especially when they’re at home. While redesigning our homes to suit our dogs’ needs isn’t […]