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WHAT IS VETERINARY ACUPUNCTURE?

Acupuncture may be defined as the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to produce a healing response. Each acupuncture point has specific actions when stimulated. This technique has been used in veterinary practice in China for thousands of years to treat many ailments. The Chinese also use acupuncture as preventative medicine. Acupuncture is used all around the world, either along or in conjunction with Western medicine, to treat a wide variety of conditions in every species of animal. Clinical research has been conducted showing positive results in the treatment of both animals and humans, and the use of acupuncture is increasing. Acupuncture will not cure every condition, but it can work very well when it is utilized properly.

At Paradise Point Animal Hospital in Phoenix, we offer acupuncture as one of our alternative therapy services. Our team of professional and compassionate veterinarians work hard to provide your pet with the best care possible. Learn more about our acupuncture services and contact us today!

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What Veterinary Acupuncture Can Be Used For:

  • Musculoskeletal problems 
  • Neurological problems
  • Skin problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Selected reproductive problems

The Benefits of Acupuncture For Pets

There are many benefits that acupuncture can provide your pet, especially when used along with other treatments and preventative care. This alternative therapy can help decrease inflammation that is noninfectious, such as inflammation from allergies. It can also help reduce pain, stimulate nerves, and calm muscle spasms. Your pet may also benefit from improved circulation for this unique veterinary treatment. Acupuncture can provide so many benefits, because it can be used to target a number of different things.

Conditions That Acupuncture Can Improve

As listed above, acupuncture can be used for a number of different things to treat a number of different conditions. In both small and large pets, this can be a very beneficial treatment that can help target a variety of conditions. These include things like arthritis, intervertebral disk disease, traumatic nerve injury, feline asthma, lick granulomas, allergic dermatitis, diarrhea, sore backs, facial paralysis, heaving, nonsurgical colic, and more. Our team can help determine if acupuncture is right for your pet and can help them live a healthier life.

In addition, regular acupuncture treatment can treat minor sports injuries as they occur and help to keep muscles and tendons resistant to injury. World-class professional and amateur athletes often use acupuncture as a routine part of their training. If your animals are involved in any athletic endeavor, such as racing, jumping, or showing, acupuncture can help them keep in top physical condition.

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Acupuncture may be the perfect addition to your pet’s treatment to help them feel better and live a healthier life. Depending on the issues your pet may be dealing with, this alternative therapy treatment could make the difference in allowing them feel comfortable and happy. If you are interested in acupuncture for your pet, contact us today. We will be able to determine whether or not this is the right choice for your furry friend.

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