TCM Acupuncture involves looking at the patient as a whole and developing a treatment plan based on an extensive patient history and thorough Eastern physical exam.
Electro-acupuncture & Trigger Point Therapy
An electro-acupuncture unit is utilized to introduce a variable electrical current to individual needles. This option is often used for cases that do not respond well to traditional techniques or when those techniques become less effective.
Specific for musculoskeletal issues, this technique focuses on "ah-si", or trigger points, where there is a palpable area of tenderness and swelling of the muscle/fascial tissues. Can be very effective to address pain and/or lameness issues.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Herbal preparations can also be an important component of healing, especially if acupuncture alone isn't
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