MUSCLE AND JOINT CONDITIONS

Muscles and Joints

Whether your dog experiences pain due to muscle tightness or an injury, joint conditions such as arthritis or hip/elbow dysplasia, or simply feels the aches and pain of old age, Paws4Paws can help your dog improve mobility and strength, and decrease pain.

Muscle Strains

A muscle strain, also known as a ‘pulled muscle’ is the stretching or tearing of muscle fibres. Mild cases involve the . . .

Arthritis

Arthritis is a term used to refer to the inflammation of one or more joints. There are several different types of arthritis . . .

Hip Dysplasia

A degenerative condition, hip dysplasia affects the ‘ball-and-socket’ joint at the top of the femur (the thigh bone) . . . 

Senior Dogs

Our dogs age much faster than we do and their rate of aging depends on their size. The larger the dog, the quicker . . . 

Muscle Atrophy

Muscle atrophy is a term used to describe the loss or wasting of muscle tissue. It typically affects senior dogs, dogs that . . .

Lameness

Lameness, or limping, in dogs refers to the inability to properly use one or more limbs. We differentiate between . . . 

Elbow Dysplasia

Elbow dysplasia is a term used to describe the abnormal development of the elbow joint. The elbow joint . . . 

Tension And Fascia

The fascia is your dog’s connective tissue that provides the framework for their body. It surrounds and ‘holds’ every . . .

Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a term used to describe the inflammation or irritation of a tendon. A tendon is a cord of connective tissue . . .