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Spinal Arthritis

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  • Description:
    Spinal osteoarthritis is a very common problem in companion animals however it is one of the most under-recognized causes of pain for dogs and cats. Animals with back pain may show signs of lameness and confuse clinicians as to the source or location of a pet's problem.

    In this segment (which originally aired as part of Session II of The Arthritis Summit) Dr. Rebecca Windsor discusses osteoarthritis of the spine including a review of pertinent anatomic areas of the spine, various conditions of the spine and their common manifestations, diagnostics available to aid in making a diagnosis, and treatment options including medical management (pain control, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, topical therapies) and surgical procedures that can be life-changing for some conditions.

    Running time: 37 mins

    This presentation is from Session II of The Arthritis Summit (the full 9 hour program is available for viewing On Demand:

    Fee:  $28 (pay-per-view) OR
    FREE for VetVine Premium Membership subscribers
  • Sponsor: VetStem; Spryng; Arthramid Vet; IVAPM; , Multi Radiance Laser; inClover; Kinas Medical Technologies;, ASPCA Pet Health Insurance; Adequan Canine; PRN Pharmacal;, CanEVA
  • Presenter(s): Rebecca Windsor, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology / Neurosurgery)
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $28