The power of noninvasive shock wave therapy for pain management and rehabilitation


A certified canine rehabilitation therapist discusses the benefits of extracorporeal shock wave therapy as part of a multimodal approach to canine rehabilitation

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This segment of dvm360 Live!™ takes a deep dive into extracorporeal shock wave therapy with Jennifer Vitucci, DVM, CCRT. She discusses how she uses the PulseVet electrohydraulic device in her practice and walks host Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, how to use it.

The following is a partial transcript. See the full video for more:

Jennifer Vitucci, DVM, CCRT: So [shock wave therapy] is great for those, for example, those partial cruciate tears that come in; they're not surgical candidates. Normally, we can only offer them medicine and rest or rehab. This is something that actually can improve their healing and improve their pain and quality of life. Those geriatrics that have that chronic [osteoarthritis], they've been on nonsteroidals, and they're starting not to be able to tolerate them so much anymore, this is a great option for them as well.

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