Arthritis is a debilitating disease almost every older dog experiences.
Sometimes, even young dogs are afflicted.
Signs of dog arthritis and joint pain include:
- Reluctance to walk, run, climb stairs, jump, or play
- Difficulty getting up
- Yelping or whimpering
- Personality changes, withdrawal
- Soreness when touched
- Lagging behind on walks
- Decreased mobility
- Aggressive behavior
Luckily, Eastern medicine offers a natural, herbal solution for dog arthritis and joint pain.
Dok’s Formula: Western Medicine Applications
Dok’s Formula is a TCVM blend of 16 different herbs.
Dok’s Formula helps dogs with these Western diagnoses:
- Chronic joint pain
- Degenerative joint disease
- Hip dysplasia
- Intervertebral disc disease
Dok’s Formula: Eastern Medicine Applications
Accordingly, TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) vets use a different evaluation process than Western veterinarians.
TCVM vets look for signs of imbalance.
Dok’s Formula helps dogs with the following TCVM signs:
- Bi syndromes
- Cold-Bi syndrome
- Kidney Qi/Yang Deficiency with Wind-Cold-Damp
- Pale or purple tongue
- Weak back
Do not give Dok’s Formula to dogs with excessive thirst, panting, or heat intolerance.
Stop using Dok’s formula if your dog develops vomiting or diarrhea.
How Dok’s Formula Treats Your Dog’s Arthritis and Joint Pain
Dok’s Formula is a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine blend of 16 different Eastern herbs.
The herbs perform synergistically, balancing systems and meridians in the body.
Dok’s Formula addresses the underlying causes of your dog’s illness or disease.
Dok’s Formula alleviates your dog’s imbalances and soothes the painful symptoms of illness and disease at the same time.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dok’s Formula heals by:
- Tonifying (strengthen) Kidney Yang
- Dispelling wind, damp and cold
- Invigorating Qi and Blood
- Warming the Channels
- Relieving pain
The main ingredients in Dok’s Formula are:
- Ba Ji Tian (Morinda, aka morinda root) tonifies Kidney Yang and strengthens the bones
- Bu Gu Zhi (Psoralea, aka scurf-pea) tonifies Kidney Yang
- Chuan Niu Xi (Cyathula, aka Sichuan ox knee root) supports Kidneys and strengthens leg bones
- Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum, aka Sichuan lovage rhizome) invigorates Blood and relieves pain
- Dang Gui (Angelica, aka angelica root) invigorates Blood and relieves pain
- Du Huo (Angelica, aka pubescent angelica root) dispels Wind, Cold, and Dampness and relieves pain
- Du Zhong (Eucommia, aka Eucommai bark) tonifies Kidney Qi and Yang and strengthens the back
- Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza, aka licorice) harmonizes all other herbs
- Gu Sui Bu (Drynaria, aka boneknit root) tonifies Kidney Yang and benefits bones
- Qiang Huo (Notopterygium root) dispels Wind, Cold and Damp
- Rou Dou Kou (Myristica, aka nutmeg) to warm Spleen and Kidney
- Rou Gui (Cinnamomum, aka cinnamon) warms channels and relieves pain
- Wu Yao (Lindera) invigorates and warms Qi
- Xiao Hui Xiang (Foeniculum, aka fennel seed) warms back and relieves pain
- Xu Duan (Dipsacus, aka Japanese teasel root) tonifies Kidney and strengthens bone
- Ze Zie (Alisma, aka water plantain) drains damp and benefits Bladder
Dr. Huisheng Xie, founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL, created Dok’s Formula specifically for animals.
Dr. Xie based the formula on the ancient Chinese formula Du Huo Ji Sheng, written in 652 AD by Sun Si-Miao.
Dok’s 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 the advice provided by your own veterinarian.