Do you have an aging pet or a dog or cat suffering from arthritis, joint conditions, gastrointestinal or reproductive disorders? Veterinary acupuncture can help senior pets and pets suffering from many chronic ailments. The Animal Clinic in Hendersonville offers pet acupuncture services as a complementary therapy option to traditional veterinary medicine.
What is Pet Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into the body tissue in order to relieve both localized and general pain and inflammation. Acupuncture can stimulate the release of toxins and wastes and improve blood circulation and oxygenation.
How Can Acupuncture Help My Pet?
Veterinary acupuncture may be recommended for pets suffering from:
Respiratory problems - sinusitis, laryngitis, bronchial asthma, chronic coughing, pneumonia
Musculoskeletal disorders - joint disease, intervertebral disc disease, hip dysplasia, tendonitis, sprains, muscle spasms, arthritis
Reproductive, endocrine, and metabolic disorders - ovarian cysts, uterine prolapse, mastitis, udder edema, milk fever, hepatitis, jaundice
Dermatologic disorders - lick granulomas, allergic dermatitis
Urinary disorders - incontinence, cystitis, urine retention
Pet emergencies - cardiac arrest or respiratory arrest
Meet Your Hendersonville Pet Acupuncturist - Kathy Lewis, DVM, CVA
Dr. Kathy Lewis grew up in Nashville, TN and earned her veterinary degree in 2003 from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she worked as an emergency veterinarian for 9 years before entering general practice. She received her acupuncture training at the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL in 2015 and is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA).
Schedule Your Pet’s Acupuncture Appointment at The Animal Clinic in Hendersonville
Call 871-8186 for a veterinary consult with Dr. Kathy Lewis to discuss if acupuncture would benefit your pet.