Indian River Mobile Veterinary Services, Dr. Melloney Erwin, DVM

Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine,Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy, Food Therapy, Full Service House Call Practice for Dogs and Cats

TCVM

P1020928WHAT CAN BE TREATED WITH TCVM?

There are many conditions that respond well to TCVM. It is beneficial in chronic illness especially when not responding satisfactory to conventional western therapies. Appropriate cases include:

  • URINARY INCONTINENCE
  • ARTHRITIS
  • DISC DISEASE
  • ASTHMA
  • SEIZURES
  • IBD
  • CARDIAC DISEASE
  • SKIN PROBLEMS
  • RENAL FAILURE
  • LIVER DISEASE
  • CHRONIC VOMITING
  • PERSISTENT DIARRHEA
  • REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS
  • CONSTIPATION
  • EYE PROBLEMS
  • OTITIS
  • ANXIETY
  • DIABETES MELLITUS
  • THYROID DISEASE
  • BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS
  • CANCER
  • CHRONIC COUGH

HOW OFTEN IS AN ACUPUNTURE TREATMENT GIVEN?

How often and how many treatments required depends on the condition and individual response. Acute conditions may need only one. Most commonly 4-6 treatments one week apart are used. Some conditions require maintenance treatments every 1-3 months.

 

HOW LONG DOES AN ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT TAKE?

The initial appointment involves an in-depth history, examination as well as a treatment and will take 1-1 ½ hours. Follow-up treatments take 30-45 minutes.

 

HOW LONG UNTIL IMPROVEMENT CAN BE EXPECTED FOLLOWING AN ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT?

Effects can be seen almost immediately after receiving acupuncture, however most commonly it will take hours to days. Some conditions will require several treatments before improving.

 

 

 

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