We are proud to offer veterinary acupuncture at Pet Care Clinic of the High Country. This therapy has been used in human medicine for centuries and has recently become an incredible practice for veterinary medicine. Our veterinarians have sought advanced training to certify them for acupuncture treatment, making this incredible service available to our patients.
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is from a branch of Chinese medicine which utilizes tiny needles to stimulate areas on the body, sending signals through the nervous system to relieve pain and encourage healing. Some of the specific anatomical points that our veterinarians will stimulate include:
Rejuvenating and soothing point
Points to help ease pain and improve mobility
If you have questions about acupuncture and want to learn more about what it is, schedule a consultation for your pet.
Things We Treat with Acupuncture
Acupuncture can be used to treat a number of health conditions including:
Eye illnesses, such as glaucoma and dry eye syndrome
Kidney and liver disease
Neurological issues such as paralysis, neck, or back pain; weak limbs; seizures
Orthopedic concerns such as arthritis, back pain, knee injury, disk problems, hip dysplasia joint pain, muscle soreness, and more
Post-surgical pain management
Respiratory ailments such as asthma and coughing
Select gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, diarrhea, and constipation
Have questions about veterinary acupuncture or wonder if your pet is a candidate for this treatment option? Contact us today!
1614 NC HWY 105
BOONE, NC 28607