Arthritis Treatment Using T-Cyte
At Akaal Pet Hospital in Citrus Heights, we are passionate about the overall health of your beloved pet. We are aware of the harm arthritis inflicts on the health and general well-being of both dogs and humans. Thus, we feel it is our highest duty to ensure that the right action is taken against this painful condition as soon as we diagnose it.
What is T-Cyte Treatment for Arthritis?
Arthritis is the inflammation or swelling of the joints. Osteoarthritis is the wasting away of the cartilage of the joints, causing severe, painful swelling. T-Cyte is the very first treatment for arthritis in dogs approved by the USDA. It is a treatment that occurs naturally instead of being manufactured synthetically, as in the case of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
The only function of NSAIDs is to reduce swelling and kill the pain. T-Cyte actively works on the root cause of the painful swelling, which is the unsubstantiated attack on tissues of the joint by the immune system. It restores immune system regulation to its normal state. Studies have noted a significant response over the course of the first four weeks of treatment, with more than 90% of patients showing visible improvement.
Symptoms to Look Out for
If your dog is visibly in pain, looks stiff, is showing difficulty with walking after a long rest, has muscles that appear to be wasting away, is lethargic, and has a slow gait, they are most likely suffering from arthritis and require urgent medical care. Our trained veterinarians will give your dog the proper medical attention and treatment they deserve.
T-Cyte Administration for Arthritis in Dogs
Our qualified staff will take the necessary measures to diagnose and stop this condition in its tracks. They will gently administer an injection of LTCI T-Cyte in two doses: three 1-ml shots during the first two weeks and two 1-ml shots in the following two weeks.
Common side effects of NSAIDs include heart, kidney, or liver problems. Parents of elderly dogs and dogs with a history of reacting negatively to NSAIDs can rely on T-Cyte, as it is a safe and highly potent mode of treatment with no reports of contraindications.
Visit Us Today
If you’re in the Citrus Heights area and in need of quality, unmatched care from veterinarians you can trust, visit Akaal Pet Hospital for pet wellness services, including T-Cyte treatment, or call us at (916) 729-7779 for an appointment.