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Hidden Pain In Our Pets with Dr. Ilana Strubel

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Hidden Pain In Our Pets with Dr. Ilana Strubel

What is one of the most common forms of pain in our pets, yet usually goes undetected and untreated? Chronic muscle pain, known as "myofascial pain syndrome" (MPS). Our animals are masters at hiding this pain, and experience far more discomfort than we realize. 

Learn ways to reduce their pain, as Charly Kayle goes to the expert, Dr. Ilana Strubel, MA, DVM, CVSMT, CCRT, to find out what we can do.... as well as what all those letters mean!

On today's episode:
What do all those letters mean? 1:45
What is myofascial pain syndrome? 3:30
An often undiagnosed ailment 10:35
Treatment options 13:00
Simple home remedies 20:30


Ilana_Strubel_111738750.jpgDr. Ilana Strubel, MA, DVM, CVSMT, CCRT, owner of A Well Adjusted Pet Veterinary Services in Pacifica, CA, has a special interest in Integrative Medicine – treating her patients’ entire well-being: body, mind, and quality of life – especially tackling behavior problems, pain management, and mobility issues.

She holds a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois, a certification from Donald G. Low-CVMA Practitioner Fellowship at UC Davis, and is certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy (VSMT/Chiropractic), Animal Acupressure, and Canine Rehabilitation Therapy (CCRT) with additional training in Sports Medicine and Conditioning, Geriatric Patient Rehabilitation, Nutrition, and Veterinary Orthotics & Prosthetics. She is a member of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, the College of Animal Chiropractors, and the Association of Animal Rehabilitation Veterinarians (AARV).

She currently serves on the board of Paw Fund (vet care for low-income pet owners in the East San Francisco Bay Area), volunteers with the veterinary department of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue,founded Veterinary Street Outreach Services (VET SOS) (vet care for the pets of San Francisco’s homeless community), and has served on the board of Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS-SF), San Francisco Aid For Animals (SFAFA), and Rocket Dog Rescue.


About Charly Kayle:

A self-professed #crazycatlady and dedicated dog lover, Charly loves ALL animals and living creatures. After decades of hosting top-rated morning shows across the country, Charly was pulled onto the healing path as a Reiki practitioner for both animals and people, in-person and long-distance.

She lives by the ocean in San Francisco with her two dogs & three cats, who help her run Charly Kayle Reiki: Healing Energy For People & Paws. She also serves as Events Manager at Vin Debut, a wine bar in the West Portal area of San Francisco. She believes animals & wine combine the best of both worlds! And shouldn't we manifest the best?