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02 September 2010

Exercises for arthritic dogs

Certain types of exercise may help ease stiffness and pain in dogs with arthritis, a new study suggests.

Certain types of exercise may help ease stiffness and pain in dogs with arthritis, a new study suggests.

Walking uphill may improve the flexibility of affected joints, particularly of the hip, while walking over low obstacles may improve the bending of the joints in the front and rear limbs, said the team at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna.

 
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