Allogeneic Stem Cell Therapy for KCS

Steven D. Garner First Published: 17 January 2018 Key Clinical Message Clinical management of keratoconjunctivitis sicca with a single injection of stem cells into the lacrimal glands. Safe, effective, natural therapy saves… Continue Reading…


Introduction to Acupuncture

Acupuncture uses needles to induce changes in soft tissues. Acupuncture is believed to activate the built-in survival mechanisms that normalize the body and promote self-healing. Acupuncture points coincide with tissues that can… Continue Reading…


Introduction to Electrostimulation

Electrostimulation Therapy, or Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES), is the electrical stimulation of muscles or the nerves that feed muscles. The purpose is to make the muscle contract. This contraction of muscles is… Continue Reading…


Introduction to Stem Cell Therapy

Steven D. Garner First Published: 20 October 2016 Regenerative Medicine for the Future of Your Pet One of the most exciting advances in medicine today is the use of stem cells to… Continue Reading…


Introduction to Therapeutic Laser

What is Laser Therapy? Laser Therapy is using photons of light at certain frequencies and power to modulate cellular functions. The light from the laser stimulates photoreceptors inside the cells to produce… Continue Reading…


Introduction to Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic ultrasound is primarily indicated in the treatment of chronic scar tissue and indolent decubital ulcers (bed sores). It may also be effective for temporary relief of muscle spasms and for enhanced… Continue Reading…


Is There A Risk?

Figure 1: Nerve cell growth (ectoderm) from pluripotent stem cell culture. This culture of stem cells also created the images in Figures 2 and 3 (below). Stem Cell Therapy for Pets: Is… Continue Reading…


Mesenchymal Stem Cells: How do they work?

Steven D. Garner First Published: 17 January 2018 Key Clinical Message Understanding the different uses of stem cell therapy is the first step in clinical application of this new tool in the… Continue Reading…


Mesenchymal Stem Cells: What are they?

Steven D. Garner First Published: 17 January 2018 Key Clinical Message Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) are easily obtained from many tissues of the body in the bedside clinical setting and are poised… Continue Reading…


Modalities for IVDD

Modalities for Rehabilitation of Pets With a Special Focus on IVDD Patients Cold Therapy Cold therapy can be an effective treatment for inflammation, pain and swelling if applied early in the disease… Continue Reading…


Novel Regenerative Therapy Options for IVDD

Steven D. Garner First Published: 17 November 2016 Abstract Clinical aspects of using Adipose Derived Stem Cells to treat Intervertebral Disc Disease are discussed. A two-pronged therapeutic plan is described which involves… Continue Reading…


Why Haven’t We Heard…

Why haven’t we heard more about the use of stem cells in Veterinary medicine before now? Embryonic stem cells are likely the first thing we think of when we hear the words… Continue Reading…