Veterinary acupuncture supports the balance and free flow of your pet’s vital life force or Qi. Many factors can block the flow of Qi. When the flow of Qi is interrupted, the body becomes imbalanced and disease may occur. Stimulating acupuncture points with small needles or light therapy can relieve these blockages and rebalance the system, enabling your pet’s body to heal.
Most pets find acupuncture relaxing!
At Thrive we recommend acupuncture treatment for animals who have:
Acupuncture sessions at Thrive Wholistic Veterinary Care may take 20 to 45 minutes. Results can be seen immediately in some pets, however most patients require several treatments occurring 1-2 weeks apart:
Electroacupuncture has greater and longer lasting effects than other techniques. It is especially helpful for nerve pain, disc disease, and other nerve related conditions. Small electrical currents are applied to the acupuncture needles to stimulate acupuncture points and promote healing.