Curcumin, devil's claw, black current, willow bark ... sounds familiar?
They came up with two concoctions, one to treat arthritis-induced inflammation and the other to promote regeneration.
The trial involved 32 dogs, half of which received the treatment and half received placebo. The outcomes were monitored in three ways:
- dogs being filmed as they walked at a consistent speed over a special platform that captures the strength of each paw
- electronic collar recording dogs' daily activity
- owner feedback
Pain relief for dogs with arthritis: new natural supplement may have implications for humans too
New natural supplement relieves canine arthritis