Two disc episode treatment options – Shortcut Thru IVDD


IVDD Treatment options

There are two treatment options for a disc herniation:  non-surgical with meds and rest  OR surgery.

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Daisy one day post op

Non-surgical Conservative Treatment of medications and STRICT rest

 Rusty recovers after 8 weeks of STRICT conservative rest

Surgical therapy

Daisy one day post op






Preventative procedures

  1. Fenestration
  2. Laser Disc Ablation (LDA)

Discharge day

NOTE: Develop a list of questions to take with you so you don’t forget to ask the vet everything.   Questions for discharge day

WARNING: Avoid chiropractic therapy with IVDD dog.


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