Acupuncture has been shown to help with ailments in pets such as lameness and soreness, spinal trauma, inflammation, depression and behavioural problems

Acupuncture can be used for a vast array of conditions. It is especially effective in providing pain relief following trauma as well as for the treatment of chronic pain and it has even been used as an anaesthetic..

What can be treated?

Acupuncture has been variously reported to assist with:

Anecdotal evidence suggests acupuncture has even had success for dogs who have suffered almost total paralysis. 

Rae has commonly treated:

Rae has also found a place for acupuncture in cases where analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications are either ineffective or the patient is having side effects or where surgery is not desired or recommended.

The best approach for your pet

In deciding the best treatment approach for an animal, Rae may work with veterinarians as it is important to her to take the most comprehensive integrative approach and develop a therapeutic plan suitable for that particular animal.  In many cases Rae will incorporate other Chinese therapies, along with acupuncture, into her treatment plan.

How long does treatment take?

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In the general treatment of animals improvement may occur with treatment or some time after treatment. Treatments may last from 10 seconds to 30 minutes. 

Rae’s long-term goal is always to fix the number of treatments to the minimum required for effectiveness and maintenance of health and wellbeing. Both the frequency and duration of treatment depend on the circumstances of the individual animal as well as the ailment.

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