According to the US National Cancer Institute, multimodal or multimodality treatment is ‘therapy that combines more than one method of treatment’. The term was originally coined to describe an approach to managing mental illness in people where a better response was anticipated by combining several lines of therapy. It has been adopted in other areas […]
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Osteoarthritis x-rays – Is there anything in the ‘joint space’?
Hi everyone. Although we are primarily concerned with dog arthritis, I thought you might find this short video interesting. It is an interview with a human shoulder surgeon. A couple of highlights: Firstly, there are some good illustration of what the inside of an osteoarthritic joint can look like. For more details I would watch […]
Arthritis in Dogs – The Happiness Factor
A recent study reported in The Journal of Pain examined the relationships of marital status and marital adjustment to pain and physical and psychological disability in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis. (Remember this is different to Osteoarthritis. See Video 1!!). The findings of this study suggested that being married in itself is not associated with better […]
Preventing Arthritis in Dogs – Is your dog getting their 5 a day?
By DrC in Alternative Treatments, Interest
Can diet help arthritis pain?