Did you know that acupuncture can be used to help treat certain conditions in animals? Acupuncture has been know to promote faster healing, decrease pain, and decrease the amount of medications your pet is taking.

What is acupuncture?                                                                                                                                                                                                       Acupuncture is a therapy that use thin sterile, stainless steel needles to stimulate certain points on the body to help treat a variety of conditions.                       

How does acupuncture work?                                                                                                                                    Acupuncture stimulate the nervous system which releases chemicals like endorphins. It also stimulates the brain to balance the body's regulatory mechanisms.

Is acupuncture safe for my pet?                                                                                                                                                                   Yes, acupuncture is very safe when performed by a properly trained veterinary acupuncturist. Most common side effects are drowsiness and mild lethargy for 24 to 48 hours after treatment.

Will acupuncture hurt my pet?
No, some patients experience mild discomfort as needles are placed, but most pay little attention and many fall asleep by the end of the appointment.

How can acupuncture help my pet?
Acupuncture can be beneficial to many patients, especially when they are in pain. Acupuncture helps with pain, healing, and can decrease pain medications usage.

Common conditions treated with acupuncture
Musculoskeletal/Neurological disorders                      Gastrointestinal disorders                             Other conditions
Arthritis                                 Back disease                                                          Poor appetite                                                           Anxiety
Joint pain                             Limb paralysis                                                            Diarrhea                                                                 Allergies
Hip dysplasia                         Amputees                                                             Abdominal pain           
Lameness                                 Seizures                                                                   Constipation                                                                   
Muscle injury           Urinary/fecal incontinence                                         Vomiting/nausea        
                                                                                                                                 Irritable bowel disease

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