Common Ways To Treat IVDD

by Rachel Ankeny March 15, 2019

Common Ways To Treat IVDD

There are many ways to treat IVDD ranging from conservative methods to surgical, depending on the severity.  Always consult with your veterinarian to determine what is best. The most common methods include:

  • Bracing, such as the Li’l Back Bracer ( to keep the back stable and positioned correctly to ease the pain during activity

  • Treatment from prescription medication or other pain relief systems such as the EMbrace Relief System (

  • Heat therapy, such as a heating pad

  • In more severe cases, surgery may be the best option

  • Post surgery, physical therapy is needed to get the dog back to moving comfortably

Rachel Ankeny
Rachel Ankeny


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