In this dvm360® interview, Dr. Leilani Alvarez shares two disease categories that this approach can effectively address.
and dvm360® Leilani Alvarez (DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRT), faculty member at the Directions in Veterinary Medicine (DIVM) Symposium in Miami, Florida, found that dogs with functional impairment and chronic pain benefit most from rehabilitation therapy. I’m sharing an example that shows why you should get .
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Below is a partial transcript of the video.
Leilani Alvarez, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CCRT: We have a patient who had to be hospitalized with severe pneumonia. And after a period of hospitalization, they became so weak that they now have difficulty moving around. And there are other patients who are, for example, being treated for cancer…and they experience different levels of pain. , the dysfunction is not necessarily mobility, but may be related to a mass that has grown and is impeding movement.