How Pet Acupuncture Works
Drugs, sedation, and invasive surgery have no place in an acupuncture procedure. Making it comfortable for every patient is our top goal. We use very small, fine acupuncture needles that we place at various points on the body near nerves, blood vessels or muscle junctions.
When a needle is placed, it triggers a complex series of reactions in the central nervous system, providing almost immediate relief. In addition to relieving pain, acupuncture also helps to treat muscle spasms, releases endorphins, and improves blood circulation.
What Acupuncture Can Treat
Acupuncture can help to improve numerous conditions in pets and does not interfere with medication or other therapies. With it we can treat:
- Neurological disorders
- Muscle spasms
- Nerve injuries
- Intervertebral disc disease
- ...and more
Whether your pet's condition is acute or chronic, we can schedule however many treatments they need to achieve the best results.
Will Acupuncture Be Safe for My Pet?
Acupuncture is not harmful to pets, and any discomfort they may experience following their procedure is temporary. Furthermore, it can be safely combined with other treatments, including medication therapy, to achieve a better outcome.
We can also assure you that your pet will be in good hands; one of our veterinarians is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and has been practicing medicine for over 20 years.
We would not recommend acupuncture for your pet without first conducting a thorough wellness exam and correctly diagnosing their condition. If you think it can benefit your pet's health, please call us at (239) 513-1777 for a consultation.