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Laser Therapy

Laser therapy also known as laser acupuncture is a noninvasive procedure that uses light to stimulate cell regeneration, reduce inflammation and increase blood circulation.

During this session, a laser will be used to stimulate acupuncture points on the body that are specific for reducing pain, promoting circulation and boosting the immune system. It does not require the animal to be still. Most dogs love it. (Sometimes cats want to chase it!)

 

Animal Acupressure

Acupressure is a Traditional Chinese Therapy used in at least 5,000 years ago. It began in ancient China where it was imperative to care for not only people, but their farm animals for survival. This form of massage was used on horses, cattle and other small animals.

Traditional Chinese medicine works on the theory of promoting energy through the body. This energy is often referred to as "qi" or "chi". When the flow of qi becomes blocked, the body and mind may experience physical or emotional pain and illness.

This form of massage is based on the acupuncture meridians and theory.

 

Animal Reiki

Reiki has been used on primarily on humans. Because it is a gentle and non-invasive therapy animals find it stress free. Reiki is said to heal on many levels of the patient's being, physical, mental and emotional. It is safe and is one of the few therapies that brings no harm to the recipient.

During a Reiki session your animal does not need to be confined or restrained as it is a vibrational modality. Most animals will make it known where they prefer to be during the session.

 

Moxabustion

Moxabustion is the process of burning the herb Artemisia Vulgaris, a type of mugwort over specific acupuncture points and meridians. It is used to add warmth to an arthritic area made worse by cold.

Tui Na

Tui Na is a Chinese system of massage and physical therapy. Employing the basic principles of acupuncture, combined with the modern knowledge of anatomy. Tui Na is used in China extensively for the treatment of injuries and is very effective on dogs.

Chinese Herbal Liniments with medicinal properties which help relieve pain and inflammation are applied after the massage.

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