Articles with alternative medicine

Chiropractic Care for Dogs: Don’t Knock It Until You Tried It

Chiropractic Care for Dogs: Don’t Knock It Until You Tried It

Chiropractic care can help treat injuries, restore mobility and relieve pain. But the benefits of chiropractic care don’t end there. Source: Trupanion Animal chiropractic? Really? Well, until recently, I didn’t know much about it either. When I first read about it, as interesting as it sounded, I would have never considered it for my dog. Anecdotal evidence issue aside, in…

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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? Even though throughout modern history acupuncture had many opponents, it held its own. In veterinary medicine, acupuncture is gaining ground. We are fortunate that our local veterinarian includes acupuncture in her services. It was one reason she was high on my list when I was looking for a veterinarian. Theoretically, acupuncture can…

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TCVM for Dogs: Four Paws, Five Directions—The Theory Behind The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

TCVM for Dogs: Four Paws, Five Directions—The Theory Behind The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

What the heck is Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and isn’t it obsolete? Modern veterinary medicine is making daily strides and breakthroughs. But sometimes scientists are limited by the way they know to look at things. A different point of view might offer solutions scientists didn’t dream up. An alternative approach can offer answers where they didn’t seem to be…

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