Canine hip dysplasia is a common cause of limping and lameness in larger dogs.
Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of the hip socket and is a genetic trait aggravated by environmental factors.
Hip dysplasia often eventually causes crippling, arthritis and joint pain.
Signs of hip dysplasia and joint pain include:
- A swaying gait, with the rear end moving back and forth
- “Bunny hopping”, especially up stairs
- Difficulty getting up
- Exercise intolerance
- Pain and stiffness in the rear end
- Reluctance to walk, run, climb stairs, jump, or play
- Sitting in a “frog” position with one leg splayed out
Luckily, Eastern medicine offers a natural, herbal solution for dog hip dysplasia and joint pain.
Di Gu Pi San: Western Medicine Applications
Di Gu Pi San is a TCVM blend of 12 different herbs.
Di Gu Pi San helps dogs with the following Western diagnoses:
- Chronic joint pain
- Degenerative joint disease
- Hip dysplasia
- Intervertebral disc disease
Di Gu Pi San: Eastern Medicine Applications
Eastern medicine treats a disease’s root cause(s) rather than symptoms.
Accordingly, TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) vets use a different evaluation process than Western veterinarians.
TCVM vets look for signs of imbalance.
Di Gu Pi San helps dogs with the following TCVM signs:
- Chronic bony bi-syndrome due to Kidney Yin and Qi Deficiency
- Dry skin and hair coat
- Preference to cold
- Red, dry tongue
- Stiffness that worsens with Heat conditions
- Thready, weak pulse
How Di Gu Pi San Treats Your Dog’s Hip Dysplasia and Joint Pain
Di Gu Pi San is a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine blend of 12 different Eastern herbs.
The herbs perform synergistically, balancing systems and meridians in the body.
Di Gu Pi San addresses the underlying causes of your dog’s illness or disease.
The underlying cause of any disease is always some type of imbalance.
Di Gu Pi San alleviates your dog’s imbalances and soothes the painful symptoms of illness and disease at the same time.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Di Gu Pi San heals by:
- Nourishing Yin
- Clearing deficient Heat
- Tonifying Kidney Yang
- Dispelling Wind-Damp
The main ingredients in Di Gu Pi San are:
- Bu Gu Zhi (Psoralea, aka psoralea fruit) tonifies Kidney Yang and Yin
- Dan Shen (Salvia, aka red sage or Chinese sage) invigorates Blood and relieves pain
- Dang Gui (Angelica, aka Chinese Angelica) nourishes Blood and relieves pain
- Di Gu Pi (Lycium, aka wolfberry root) nourishes Yin and clears deficient Heat
- Duo Huo (Angelica, aka angelica root) dispelsWind, Cold and Dampness and relieves pain
- Du Zhong (Eucommia, aka Eucommia Bark) strengthens the back
- Gu Sui Bu (Drynaria, aka drynaria rhizome) tonifies Kidney Yang and strengthens bones
- Huang Bai (Phellodendron, aka phellodendron bark) nourishes Yin and clears Heat
- Mu Dan Pi (Moutan, aka cortex of peony tree root) cools Blood, clears Heat, and resolves stagnation
- Qin Jiao (Gentaina, aka large leaf gentian root) clears Wind-Damp and nourishes Yin
- Sheng Di Huang (Rehma
nnia, aka Chinese foxglove root) clears Heat and nourishes Yin
- Ze Kie (Alisma, aka common water plantain) drains Damp and benefits urination
Dr. Huisheng Xie, founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL, created Di Gu Pi San specifically for animals.
Di Gu Pi San works best when combined with Eastern Food Therapy, plenty of water, and moderate exercise.
Note: Information on this site is provided for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute advice provided by your own veterinarian.