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Treatment Name: Heat Therapy: Heated Beds / Pads

Treatment Type: Lifestyle Products

Rated for: Dachshund

Effectiveness
1.0
/ 5
Easy to use
5.0
/ 5

Heat works for chornic pain, but...

Vuk Ignjic DVM

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Posted May. 17, 2018

Heat treatment needs to be used in particular regiment and usually targeted at particular joint/area which requires treatment, so heating bed wont really help much in this case.
Dogs tend to run hot, since they always have their coat on, so heating them might cause discomfort, most likely they will just leave the heated bed and go sleep somewhere else.
There are many products on the market which are based on real treatments but made "easy to use", which usually doesn't work. You can think of it as miss-dosing antibiotics, If particular antibiotic has to be taken every 8h, and you take it every 12h it wont be effective, you may as well drink water instead. Same is true for any other treatment, weather it's heat, cold, exercise, drug, plant...

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