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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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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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Why We Resorted to TCVM: When Modern Medicine Doesn’t Have The Answer

Why We Resorted to TCVM: When Modern Medicine Doesn’t Have The Answer

You don’t have to choose between TCVM and modern medicine–find an integrative veterinarian. It is truly amazing what modern veterinary medicine can offer, whether it’s in diagnostics or treatment. Ongoing research continuously brings forth awesome new breakthroughs, such as stem cell regenerative therapy. I am fascinated by veterinary science. I do find, however, that the constant pressure to present fast…

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