PAAG Hydrogels for Intra-articular Therapy: How They Work and How They Fit In
Dr. Lauren Schnabel, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR provides a review of polyacrylamide hydrogels available on the market and how these products differ, when and how to integrate polyacrylamide hydrogel into overall treatment strategies, and the importance of rest and aftercare when using these products.
Dr. Schnabel is an Associate Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. She is also an Associate Director of the Comparative Medicine Institute at NCSU. Dr. Schnabel completed her DVM, Large Animal Surgery Residency, and PhD at Cornell University under the mentorship of Dr. Lisa Fortier and Dr. Douglas Antczak. She is board certified in both the American College of Veterinary Surgery and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Lauren’s research focuses on stem cell immunology, use of biologic therapies to treat musculoskeletal injuries and diseases, and advancing equine rehabilitation protocols.