Articles with acupuncture

It Looks Like A Keeper: Jasmine’s New Integrative Vet

Last time I mentioned that we were trying a new vet for acupuncture treatment, trying to get Jasmine’s hip muscles finally sorted out. Both Jasmine and I really like her; the question was whether her expertise matched her personality. I had no way to judge her [the vet’s] treatment choices other than by results. Jasmine’s hip muscles, particularly the iliopsoas,…

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Alternative Treatment Of Dog Arthritis: Viva's Acupuncture Treatment Update

  Can acupuncture treat arthritis in dogs? Acupuncture improves blood flow. This leads to increased oxygenation of tissues, and the reduction of accumulated waste products. Acupuncture also relaxes muscles and relieves pain. Source: VCA Animal Hospital If you don’t remember the original story, check out Canine Spondylosis: The Many Faces Of Arthritis—Viva’s Story article. When Viva was adopted she was…

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Acupuncture for Dogs: Acupuncture Is Not Voodoo

Acupuncture for Dogs: Acupuncture Is Not Voodoo

Have you ever heard about acupuncture for dogs? While our modern world is gingerly re-discovering this traditional Chinese therapeutic technique, it’s origins might date as far as the Stone Age. Even though throughout modern history acupuncture had many opponents, it held its own and it seems to be slowly gaining ground. Acupuncture can be effective for the treatment of: degenerative…

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