Category: Acupuncture

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Holistic help for osteosarcoma

I interrupt your daily catastrophic weather report to tell you about Jefferson. He is a dear silver Lab who was diagnosed a year ago with osteosarcoma in the left humerus. Recommendations for amputation were ignored by his people because he has arthritis in the other 3 limbs and I recommended against radiation. Instead we did a 100% holistic protocol with… Read more →

Raven

Helping to Control Seizures

Raven is a Schipperke with a fiery personality and history of frequent seizures, itchy skin and urinary tract infections (UTIs). Her person brought her to me because she didn’t want to use pharmaceuticals to control Raven’s seizures. I treated her seizures with acupuncture and a prescribed diet that included herbs. Consistently adhering to the prescribed diet with herbs significantly reduced… Read more →

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How does acupuncture help after back surgery?

Emma had back surgery five years ago but still had severe spasms after surgery. Rather than stay on perpetual medications, she started getting acupuncture and gentle chiropractic to help the nerves work better. If the nerves are mis-firing onto the neuromuscular junctions, pain and spasms in the muscle result but acupuncture can greatly help restore proper spinal function and movement… Read more →

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Acupuncture for a Ruptured CCL

Chika is a 13 year old Chihuahua. She is such a nice girl and allows me acupuncture her knees.  She ruptured her right cruciate ligament (like the ACL in humans) many years ago. In order to keep her liver and kidneys happy, she is getting acupuncture instead of medications to suppress inflammation. The acupuncture helps prevent pain and keeps swelling/inflammation… Read more →

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Gracie’s IBD & Diarrhea Cured

Gracie, the two year old Golden with severe IBD and diarrhea is cured!  Her total protein and her weight are both normal. No more acupuncture, reducing herbal treatment, but she will stay on her homemade diet of meat and veggies (cooked). She was hospitalized previously for a week, only to become sicker on immune-suppressing medications. In holistic medicine we do… Read more →

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Gently Treating Jenny’s Mast Cell Tumor

This is Jenny, a 17 year-old tabby cat.  She sleeps at the crook of her human’s elbow. She was diagnosed with a mast-cell tumor on her right flank. Instead of surgery (she has a heart issue), we are trying herbs. When dogs get mast cell cancer, we should take quick action to remove the tumor.  Usually, the herbs and occasional… Read more →