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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the main components which make up Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and involves the insertion of thin sterile needles into specific points in order to cause a therapeutic effect.

There are 12 regular meridians and 8 extraordinary meridians which make up the commonly used acupuncture points used in veterinary medicine.
Acupuncture can produce the following effects: Scientific trials have indicated that acupuncture can be effective in the following conditions: Treatment frequency varies based on the condition being treated but typically a minimum of 3 to 5 treatments 1-2 weeks apart are needed before one can expect notable improvement. Each session is approximately 20 to 45 min, with the initial session typically being the longest appointment.