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Hello! My 13 year old Lab Mix has arthritis in his hips and I've been giving him Arthro-IonX for a few years, it has worked wonders for him ! When I went to reorder, I saw you have Promaxol for pain so I ordered that also. I was giving him the Arthro-IonX in the morning and Promaxol at bedtime. I read your FAQ section where you said it wasn't necessary to give both so I went back to just Arthro-IonX twice a day. Saturday (6/28/14) he slipped and started limping so I checked your FAQ section where you told someone who's dog had something similar to use Promaxol twice a day then go back to Arthro-IonX. So I have been giving him Promaxol twice a day since Saturday. He's doing better today, (Monday), but I'm going to continue with Promaxol twice a day for a few more days. Somewhere, and I cannot remember where, I thought I read where you can use Promaxol as a "rub", it could be rubbed into the area where the pain is, I.E. my best boys hips, am I correct or did I dream it can be used this way? For added help, I was going to rub Promaxol into the area that's bothering him but I don't see anywhere on your web site where it says it can be used this way. I absolutely love your products! Thank you!!! Sincerely, Donna

Smartliving Guest asked this
June 30, 2014 at 5:54 PM



Dear Donna,

PROMAXOL can be applied topically to the sore area. You might have read on the Vetionx website about DERMA-IONX being applied to the irritated skin. Our homeopathics can be given this way in addition to orally. You might also consider veterinary chiropractic (since be slipped) if this continues for very long. You might also try Geri-Form, a Choline/ B vitamin product to nourish the nerves.

Please keep us updated on his progress.

I am glad that our products our helping.

Best wishes,

Dr. Char

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
July 2, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Thank you Doctor Char!

Yesterday when we got up, (he kept jumping off the bed and wanted out all night), he was limping a bit more so I used the Promaxol topically and went back to giving him his Arthro-IonX in the morning and Promaxol at bedtime. I bought a three inch mattress pad for our bed, I thought it would help, it seemed to make matters worse! I took the mattress pad off the bed! Last night, he laid right next to me, like he usually does, he got up a few times but only to reposition himself, he didn't jump down at all! Our bed sits inside a waterbed frame, there's no box spring, he can step right up onto it now since I removed the mattress pad! I've had the bed this way ever since his vet told me he has arthritis in his back leg and me adding the pad only made things worse for him, I feel so bad!! Thankfully, he is doing much better today! Thanks to using the Promaxol, Arthro-IonX and removing the pad, he was able to get a good nights sleep, giving his leg/body the rest it needed!! This morning when we went out, he chased some birds!! I cannot believe how much better he's doing since I started using your products, he acts like a puppy again! I have tried all types of different products with little to no change, I honestly didn't believe there would be any difference in yours, thank goodness, I was wrong!! Jake and I thank you so very much!!


Donna and Jake

River33 answered
July 4, 2014 at 4:02 PM
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