Degenerative Myelopathy?


Degenerative myelopathy is a condition that causes progressive paralysis in many dogs. This condition is caused by the degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord. The white matter functions to coordinate transmission of movements commands from the brain to the extremities.
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1. Exercise the dog regularly. This can maintain mobility in the dog's hind legs. Walking is a good exercise and many owners find that swimming helps this condition. 2. Feed the dog
Degenerative myelopathy is a progressive disease involving the spinal cord. It is thought to be an inflammatory, autoimmune disease, variable in its presentation and course, in which
Here you go - a website from a university. Answers most of your questions. I also believe there is a screening for the disease now.
DM is a disease that attacks the dog’s nervous system and leads to progressive neural (nerve) damage over time. It may initially attack one side of the dog, or both sides. DM
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