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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2006

Author(s): 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
Clinical Unit of Equine Surgery
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

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*
Lameness, Animal/therapy*
Obesity/diet therapy
Osteoarthritis/diet therapy
Physical Therapy Modalities/veterinary*
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome

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