A millennial healing art that considers the living organism as a unit made part with nature.
"Acupuncture relies on the organism to heal itself in a chain reaction ignited by a thin needle."
Background & History
Traditional Chinese medicine is one of the oldest, continuous, safe and effective systems of medicine in history. It has been used for as far back as 2,000 BC in large populations.
In recent years it gained world wide recognition and in 2010 acupuncture was declared by the UNESCO as intangible heritage of humanity.
Acupuncture is one branch of the trunk of traditional Chinese medicine which is based on the principle of interconnection of everything and that what affects one part of the body also affects others.
Both, mind and body are seen as together forming an energetic complex.
Despite the vastness of acupuncture, there is little doubt of its effectiveness, several studies have reported and validated its use to treat anything from nausea, vomiting to skin disorders and chronic back pain.
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What it can do for your pet...
Veterinary acupuncture stimulates the release of the body’s own pain relieving and anti-inflammatory substances, like serotonin and beta-endorphins. Relaxation of muscles at the site of needle insertion and more distant locations body is achieved with veterinary acupuncture treatment, creating both a local and generalized pain relieving effect.
Acupuncture improves tissue blood flow, oxygenation, and removal of metabolic wastes and toxins.
Unlike prescription and over the counter pain medications, veterinary acupuncture lacks potential adverse side effects for your pet’s internal organs.
Your pet’s medications or supplements will not adversely interact with veterinary acupuncture treatment; therefore it can safely be used to treat a variety of illnesses.
Is acupuncture for your animal?
Acupuncture and TCVM can benefit all life stages (juvenile, adult, and senior) and a vast variety of conditions. Determining and resolving the underlying reasons for illnesses is one of the aspects of TCVM’s approach that can reduce the cumulative effect of chronic ailments.
Since most pets’ health problems are diagnosed once illness has become very advanced, it’s vital to strive to prevent dis- ease from occurring in the first place.
The preventive approach of TCVM takes into account the constitutional type of each patient, allowing the practitioner to treat conditions even before they manifest themselves.
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