Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is perfect for the individuals who are ready to treat animals outside the normal box. Used in China for thousands of years to treat a variety of medical conditions, acupuncture and western medicine have the same goals—to eliminate disease and support the best quality of life. Acupuncture can be very effective in treating chronic conditions that western medicine can help but not cure. However, each approach is suited to specific circumstances.

Dr. Jennifer, who studied acupuncture in the United States and was trained in veterinary medicine acupuncture in China, draws upon her training in both Eastern and Western veterinary medicine to diagnose, treat and heal animals.

A typical acupuncture session begins and ends with an acupressure point massage. Next, most acupuncture treatments utilize dry needling technique. If determined necessary, Dr. Jennifer may choose to integrate another method into the treatment regimen, including aqua-acupuncture, hemo-acupuncture, moxibustion, electrical acupuncture or laser therapy, depending on the condition being treated.

Conventional western drugs act quickly but sometimes come with unwanted side effects, withdrawals and residues. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy can be used to avoid or alleviate some of those side effects. By combining Western and Eastern medical knowledge, an animal can treated with the most appropriate and best possible care.

At this time, we do not provide acupuncture for horses, cats or dogs. Sorry.