Dog hind leg weakness can be caused by a number of things including injury, arthritis and degenerative myelopathy.
Symptoms of dog hind leg weakness 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 remedy for dog hind leg weakness.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula: Western Medicine Applications
Hindquarter Weakness Formula is a TCVM blend of nine different herbs.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula helps dogs with the following Western diagnoses:
- Hindquarter weakness
- Sore back
- Weak back
Hindquarter Weakness Formula: 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.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula helps dogs with the following TCVM signs:
- Dry skin
- Deep, thready, weak pulse
- General weakness
- Kidney Qi Deficiency
- Kidney Yin Deficiency
- Rear Weakness
- Red and dry or pale and wet tongue
Hindquarter Weakness Formula Treats Your Dog’s Hind Leg Weakness
Hindquarter Weakness Formula is a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine blend of 9 different Eastern herbs.
The herbs perform synergistically, balancing systems and meridians in the body.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula addresses the underlying causes of your dog’s illness or disease.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula alleviates your dog’s imbalances and soothes the painful symptoms of illness and disease at the same time.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hindquarter Weakness Formula heals by:
- Tonifying Kidney
- Strengthening the back
- Strengthening the hind limbs
- Moving Qi
- Relieving pain
Here are Hindquarter Weakness Formula’s main ingredients and functions:
- Bi Ji Tian (Morinda, aka morinda root) warms and strengthens the back.
- Chuan Niu Xi (Cyathula, aka cyathula root) tonifies kidney and strengthens the hind limbs.
- Dang Gui (Angelica, aka angelica root) nourishes Blood.
- Du Zhong (Eucommia, aka eucommia bark) to tonifies Kidney and strengthens back.
- Feng Hua Fen (Apis, aka Apis pollen, Asiatic honey bee pollen) tonifies Qi and Yin.
- Gui Zhi (Cinnamomum, aka cinnamon twig bark) warms the Channels and benefits the limbs.
- Huang Qi (Astragalus, aka Astragalus root) tonifies Qi.
- Shu Di Huang (Rehmannia, aka Chinese foxglove root) nourishes Yin and Jing.
- Wu Yao (Lindera, aka Lindera root) moves Qi and relieves pain.
Dr. Huisheng Xie, founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL, created Hindquarter Weakness Formula specifically for animals.
He based the formula on the ancient TCM formula Bu Qi Zin Yin Tang.
Hindquarter Weakness Formula 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.