What is Veterinary (Pet) Acupuncture?
The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society defines acupuncture as the insertion of sterile needles into specific points over the body to elicit a healing response.
Effects of acupuncture:
- Beta endorphin release – “feel good” hormones
- Improved circulation – better healing
- Nerve stimulation
- Pain relief
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Intervertebral disc disease
- Traumatic nerve injuries
- Injury prevention (Improved athletic performance)