Treatment Name: Protective Devices: Compression Wraps

Treatment Type: Medical Devices

Rated for: German Shepherd Dog

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Easy to use
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Not helpful in cases of panosteitis

Vuk Ignjic DVM



Posted May. 23, 2018

These devices can be extremely helpful in certain conditions, especially with joint, tendon, ligament, and muscle injuries and tears. However they aren't particularly helpful in cases of panosteitis, as there is no injury and no structures in need of support, it's just an inflammation of the bone, and compressing it may actually increase the pain.
Only treatment necessary in these cases is occasional short term treatment with NSAIDs at times of the exacerbation of the symptoms (pain, limping).

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