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Best Friends Forever, Progressive Non-Painful Paresis, Labrador Retriever

Author: Jerri Smith, DVM

Signalment:  14 year old, intact male, Chocolate Lab, “Rowdy”

History:  Progressive non-painful rear limb paresis suggestive of DM, non-responsive to NSAID’s or steroids, fecal and urinary incontinence

Laser Treatment:  Laser therapy at 30J/cm2 administered weekly over thoracic and lumbar spine, video progress recorded at monthly intervals.

Other Treatments:  None (patient was not on any other medications after laser therapy was initiated).

About the author(s)

Jerri Smith, DVM

January 2020
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