Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 55 issue 12 (december 2021) : 1510-1514

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Mobility Plus® in the Management of Osteoarthritis and Joint Inflammation in Canines

K.C. Ashwath, G. Bhagwat Vishwanath, T. Santosh Kumar, Rangesh Paramesh
1Himalaya Wellness Company, Makali, Bengaluru-562 162, Karnataka, India.
Cite article:- Ashwath K.C., Vishwanath Bhagwat G., Kumar Santosh T., Paramesh Rangesh (2021). Evaluation of the Efficacy of Mobility Plus® in the Management of Osteoarthritis and Joint Inflammation in Canines. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 55(12): 1510-1514. doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4521.
Background: Joint health is very vital in canines. Immediate attention and diagnosis will help to prevent suffering in canines. This study was designed to evaluate the in vivo efficacy of the poly-herbal formulation Mobility Plus® for arthritis, inflammation and analgesic activities in canines.
Methods: A total of 18 client-owned dogs with a history of joint inflammation, hip dysplasia and arthritis were selected (n = 18) and supplemented with one tablet of Mobility Plus® daily until complete recovery. The changes in assessment parameters scores, viz. lameness score, joint mobility score, pain on palpation score, weight-bearing score and the overall clinical condition score were evaluated. The results revealed that lameness, joint mobility, pain and weight-bearing scores significantly (p<0.001) decreased in dogs as early as day 15; hence, the overall clinical condition score also decreased significantly (p<0.001) as early as day 15 after Mobility Plus® supplementation.
Result: Present study revealed that lameness, joint mobility, pain and weight-bearing scores significantly (p and lt; 0.001) decreased in dogs as early as day 15; hence, the overall clinical condition score also decreased significantly (p and lt; 0.001) as early as day 15 after Mobility Plus® supplementation. Supplementation of Mobility Plus® has antiarthritic and anti-inflammatory activities. Mobility Plus® could be recommended for the amelioration of joint inflammation and osteoarthritis conditions in canines.

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