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Selected Publication:

Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2006

Authors: Mlacnik, E; Bockstahler, BA; Müller, M; Tetrick, MA; Nap, RC; Zentek, J

Title: Effects of caloric restriction and a moderate or intense physiotherapy program for treatment of lameness in overweight dogs with osteoarthritis.

Source: J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006; 229(11):1756-1760



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Bockstahler Barbara
Mucha Marion
Zentek Jürgen

Vetmed Research Units
University Equine Clinic, Clinical Unit of Equine Surgery
University Clinic for Small Animals, Clinical Unit of Small Animal Surgery
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds


Project(s): Weight management and functional support of joint function in aged overweight dogs


Abstract:
To evaluate the effects of a weight reduction program combined with a basic or more complex physical therapy program including transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation on lameness in overweight dogs with osteoarthritis.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Caloric Restriction/methods
Caloric Restriction/veterinary*
Combined Modality Therapy/veterinary
Dog Diseases/diet therapy
Dog Diseases/therapy*
Dogs
Female
Lameness, Animal/therapy*
Male
Obesity/diet therapy
Obesity/therapy
Obesity/veterinary*
Osteoarthritis/diet therapy
Osteoarthritis/therapy
Osteoarthritis/veterinary*
Physical Therapy Modalities/veterinary*
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome


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