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Pet Acupuncture

Pet Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a way to promote optimal wellness and improve quality of life. Acupuncture can be used to achieve better control of chronic conditions or be used to treat sudden illnesses or injuries to speed recovery and support the immune system. Medical Acupuncture uses knowledge of anatomy and physiology to guide the selection of acupuncture points.

Some of the specific conditions when acupuncture can be considered:

  • Arthritis
  • Disc Disease Nerve Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Back Pain
  • Lameness
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Inappetence
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Respiratory Disorders/InfectionsWounds

*In cancer patients, acupuncture can help to stimulate the immune system, help to alleviate pain, and improve quality of life. It is not a treatment for cancer.

Visit What is Veterinary Acupuncture page from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society

No Needle Acupuncture

While traditional acupuncture can be a great way to improve your pet’s wellness and overall quality of life, the idea of using needles may be off-putting to some pet owners. That is why we are proud to offer no needle acupuncture services to our Rox Falls Vet patients! Used for treating chronic conditions or sudden illnesses, no-needle acupuncture uses a therapeutic laser to stimulate each desired acupuncture point providing a quick and easy acupuncture experience!