Acupuncture treatment is based on the concept that energy (Qi) travels through the body along meridians similar to blood and lymphatic vessels. By inserting fine, specialised needles at these points, certain effects can be decreased or increased according to the disease being treated.
Your pet’s body has hundreds of acupuncture points along the meridians, and these points have an increased density of inflammatory mediators, nerve bundles, lymphatic flow, and blood supply. Acupuncture points and meridians are associated with specific organs and disease patterns. Fine needles are inserted at a combination of acupuncture points to stimulate Qi movement, and address body imbalances contributing to disease.
Chinese herbs can be combined with acupuncture treatments, or used as a single modality, to provide the best outcome for your pet.
Acupuncture is a safe and drug-free therapy, beneficial for many patients including those with: