"Emily" being a model acupuncture patient.

Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

  • 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 
  • Kan Herbal Formulations - Good quality assurance, organic and wild-crafted ingredients when possible. 

Other Veterinary Herbal Remedies

  • Herbal medicine represents a fusion of many fields that I am interested in: botany, history, ethno-medicine, and pharmacology.  By synthesizing these fields, herbal medicine becomes an extremely valuable tool. Minimal side effects compare to Western medicine alternatives