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Q. We have a Doxie suffering from IVDD and we keep him in a back brace during the day. Have you heard anything about the treatment with stem cell therapy

A. Yes, it is a treatment that is only experimental at the moment, so not available in clinical settings. IVDD treatment unfortunately is very commonly surgical, as the disc mayerial needs to be removed to allow decompression of the spinal cord.

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DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

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