Based on the properties of the skin, a therapeutic technique appeared in 1952: Mesotherapy.
In 1960 the founder of MesotherapyDoctor Michel Pistor started to teach its principles at the Ecole Nationale veterinaire d Alfort ( national vet school).
This minimally invasive technique carries little risk and used mainly in canine and equestrien medicine. It allows treatment of a number of afflictions principally trauma and sport injuries.
The two main advantages :
- reduction of side effects
- reduction of the doses injected.
Indications and field of application :
In veterinary medicine, Mesotherapy is mainly concerned in locomotive problems. It is particularly good in treating pain from osteoarthritis, dorsal problems, sprains, tendonitis, and cramps.
- Muscular disorders- strains, cramps, bruising, tears, contractions, shocks
- Ligament problems
- Rickets disease
In canine medicine :
• Cataracts and deafness
• Lumbar neurodermatitis
• Painful joints
• Square diseas
In horse medicine :
• Degenerative osteoarthritis
• Traumatic paralysis of the metacarpals
• Exostosis and phlebitis
There are two types of injection :
• Intradermal superficial <2mm
• Intradermo reticulare >4mm