05-18-2016, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by woodeliza
Has anyone used physical therapy on very senior dog that has arthritis of the spine? Meg has gone from walking to not being able to stand over the last 3 weeks. Pain is controlled for now. I don't know what to do. Of course, the nearest animal PT is 3 hours away. Any help appreciated. Blood work good, no cancer. Good appetite.
I'm really not familiar with arthritis of the spine but as far as PT, I've heard that hydrotherapy does wonders for senior dogs. Maybe it's something to look into.
Hope your sweet senior gets some relief soon.