Acupuncture in Great Falls
Alternative Treatments from Great Falls Animal Hospital
According to ancient Chinese medical philosophy, disease is the result of an imbalance or blockage of energy in the body. Acupuncture is believed to balance this energy and release the blockage, thereby assisting the body to heal disease. It involves the insertion of find sterile needles in specific points of the body. These points are highly innervated and highly vascularized (lots of blood and nerve supply) making them great points to promote healing, hemostasis and pain relief. Using anatomy, physiology, and pathology and involving an important type of physical exam called left "myofascial palpation, " allows the doctor to locate sources of discomfort and dysfunction.
Acupuncture can also be useful as an adjunct to Western therapy. Conditions that may respond especially well include:
- Musculoskeletal complaints, like osteoarthritis, knee, pain, back, pain, neck, pain, painful joints, and muscles
- Digestive problems like motility problems, inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract
- Respiratory issues like rhinitis, sinusitis, recurrent infection
- Neurologic problems like dick, disc disease, back injuries, spinal cord, injuries, nerve based problems
Benefits of Veterinary Acupuncture
Veterinary acupuncture offers numerous benefits for pets. It can alleviate pain, promote relaxation, and enhance overall well-being. This holistic approach stimulates the body's natural healing processes, aiding in the management of various conditions such as arthritis and neurological disorders. Veterinary acupuncture also complements traditional treatments, providing a non-invasive option with minimal side effects, improving the quality of life for pets.
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