According to Live Science, acupuncture is a medical practice that uses thin needles to penetrate the skin which helps stimulate certain points in the body, alleviating pain or helping to treat various health conditions. It is a key component in Chinese medicine and has been practiced on humans for thousands of years.
The use of acupuncture for pets has become more common in recent years because its value and benefits are more known. Acupuncture isn’t just used as a pain reliever, it is also used to help treat a variety of conditions.
Muscle injury and nervous system conditions
Vomiting and diarrhea
Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)
Chronic kidney disease
Wounds/ lick granulomas
Arthritis and joint pain