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24 September 2009
Lower back pain is common in Tripawds of all ages, especially rear-limb amputees. If you suspect your pup is suffering from lower back pain, be sure to ask your rehab therapist about shockwave therapy. This article from Morris Animal Foundation explains why it can be beneficial to alleviate pain.
DENVER/February 23, 2021 – Dogs with chronic lower back pain could eventually find relief from a treatment that already exists. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) recently began a study to evaluate a noninvasive and affordable therapy for lower back pain in dogs, called extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT).