Pain Management

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As a veterinary hospital, pain is something we see and treat on a daily basis. Whether it’s a routine surgical procedure, trauma, or chronic arthritis pain, there are many options for pain management.  

Pain starts with our body’s sensory system. Trauma causes inflammation, which leads to the sensation of pain. This signal is then transferred to the spinal cord, amplified, and sent to the brain. Many of the medications we use for pain work differently, and effect separate parts of the pain pathway. Therefore, for some patients multiple pain medications may be required to keep them comfortable.   

Common options for pain management include prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS), opioids, supplements, or other options such as gabapentin.  

No patient is the same, and every situation requires special consideration. During your appointment or your pet’s procedure, our doctors and staff are here to discuss your options. Your pet’s comfort is always our priority.  

Rewards and Rebates for Pain Management

Deramaxx Rebates

Deramaxx Rebate up to $45.00

Limit one rebate per pet, per 30-, 60-, or 90-tablets.  Offer valid for purchases made between 12/01/2013 and 12/31/2016.

Rimadyl Rewards

Signup for Rimadyl Rewards

The RIMADYL Rewards Program is uniquely designed to benefit your dog’s health while helping you provide long-term care. Rewards earned through the program can be used at your veterinary clinic.

Dasuquin Rebate

Dasuquin Rebate up to $2.50

Mail-in this rebate and a copy of your receipt and receive $2.50 when you purchase a bottle of Dasuquin for your pet.

 

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