Shih tzu with ivdd (disc disease)

My 3 year old shih tzu has a sensitive back when touched. My vet said she may have ivdd, disc disease. Can anyone give me some insight on this? I was told to keep her in a small pen or crate for 2 weeks and she us on pain medications. I am overwhelmed with this possible diagnosis, the unknown us driving me crazy. My little girl is also having a tough time be confined without her freedom to roam. And advice would be appreciated.

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preciousjulez

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Reply To: sandytzu

I had 3 shih tzu's in the past and one of them was diagnosed with the same thing , its hard to watch our babies go through this but just pray and in time everything will be ok, unfortunately keeping her comfortable is the best way and if that involves being crated for a little while then thats what you have to do, because if she jumps up or moves around alot it could get worse, pain meds makes them feel like they can do more then they can. Your not alone and i will pray for your baby as well hope things get better ...

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Reply To: preciousjulez

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preciousjulez

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Thanks I appreciate any help i can get bc of course vet visits are soo expensive so if i can save im in!! I will for sure look into it :) Julie

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