Acupuncture is a 3000-year-old Chinese practice utilizing hair-thin needles to stimulate the body’s nerve centers, improving blood circulation and releasing pain-relieving hormones. This virtually painless process relaxes muscle tissue and oxygenates the surrounding area, allowing the body to heal more rapidly. Many disorders can be treated with acupuncture including:
- Neurologic and soft tissue pain
- Joint pain
- Gastrointestinal issues
- Skin conditions
- Respiratory distress
- Lick granulomas
Acupuncture is one of the safest veterinary treatments available. It requires no pharmaceutical assistance, removing the possibility of overdose and adverse reactions, and can be used in conjunction with most other traditional and alternative treatments.
Our practitioner is Dr. Samantha Ryan, who is certified in veterinary acupuncture and is ready to help your pet at our Skyline Veterinary Clinic location. For more information and appointments, please call (402) 933-6800.