Pain Management

FDA approves generic carprofen chewable for dogs

The new drug has been proven safe and effective in relieving pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

Episode 7: Creating a new field in veterinary medicine

In this Episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, pioneer of holistic veterinary medicine, Dr. Allen Schoen talks with Dr. Adam Christman about the evolution and continued growth of complementary and alternative veterinary medicine.

Alternative therapies for managing osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a painful, debilitating condition that affects countless animals. Here’s a look at alternative treatments being used in veterinary practices across the country.

From periphery to perception: the pathway to pain

In explaining how a noxious stimulus in the periphery becomes an electrical impulse in the cerebral cortex, veterinary anesthesiologist Dr. Mike Barletta ultimately makes a case for multimodal pain management.

I like big blocks and I cannot lie

Practical tips for improving your pain protocols and increasing veterinary patient comfort by extending local anesthetic blocks.

Degenerative myelopathy: does laser therapy offer new hope?

A new study examines the use of photobiomodulation therapy to prolong survival for dogs with a progressive, fatal disease that currently has no definitive treatment.