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Talk to me about your Back In Track coats or blankets? 

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borderpap
Nov. 15th, 2013 04:57 pm (UTC)
I have a human knee one, and a border collie sized mesh jacket.

As I have arthritis in my knee (old ACL injury), I got it to wear in the winter at night. I don't wear it in the summer yet, but find that in the winter it really helps. I also wear air activated heated knee wraps when it is very cold. The heat seems to help

I use the jacket on the dogs if they are sore. I thought it made a difference with Emma. Speck wears it sometimes,I should be better about it.

They don't wear it unless there is an injury or need.

HTH
dinahprincedaly
Nov. 15th, 2013 05:17 pm (UTC)
jackets worn overnight? at a trial between runs?
theory is they increase circulation? keep muscles warm?

i'm wondering about illopsoas, not that Stel has injured hers this year-knock wood, but the coat or blanket doesn't seem to hug the body at that location... more of a shoulder back targeting?
I'm asking really now because, I just notice sometimes she not lame and she's moving fine when she moves, but when she gets up from a floor nap she seems stiff, like this week maybe she did something to make herself sore kinda all over playing at off leash---I know the park, its one of the risks, but its so good for her spirits
borderpap
Nov. 15th, 2013 05:22 pm (UTC)
Yes to wear the coat over night. And between runs, depending on if they're are warm or not.

I like mine, and would buy it again. I think it helps
matildasmom
Nov. 16th, 2013 10:50 pm (UTC)
On barjor's recommendation I got one a year ago when Matilda was injured . I should get it out again now.
dinahprincedaly
Nov. 18th, 2013 03:26 pm (UTC)
Yes!! I think Stella should have one.
omnipoodle
Nov. 17th, 2013 05:16 am (UTC)
Highly recommended! Faith has one, the whippets each have one, and my BC puppy will get one when he starts actually doing stuff.
dinahprincedaly
Nov. 18th, 2013 03:25 pm (UTC)
Ok. On the Xmas list. Thanx.
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