Acupuncture is now a treatment available to pets including cats, dogs, and even horses! Acupuncture is performed by inserting thin, sterile, stainless-steel needles into specific points on the body. Most acupuncture points are located along 14 major channels, which form a network that carries blood and energy throughout the entire body.
Acupuncture produces a physiological response, often initiating a healing. It can provide pain relief, stimulate the immune and nervous systems, increase microcirculation, and decrease inflammation. Acupuncture can also help restore balance between organ systems for optimal health and overall wellbeing.
For Some Pets, It Can Help With:
- Pain Relief
What is a Visit Like?
A typical initial acupuncture visit lasts anywhere from 60 – 90 minutes. Follow up visits are usually shorter and can be less than 60 minutes.
Results depends on the condition and the individual pet being treated. Some animals show visible improvement immediately following the first treatment, but most animals typically improve after three or more treatments. Chronic or tenacious conditions may take longer.
Want to Book An Appointment?
Curious if acupuncture is right for your pet? Give us a call! Acupuncture is available at our Hell’s Kitchen and Hudson Square locations serving Manhattan, SoHo, West Village and all of New York City.